National Congress President, Juan Orlando Hernández, has suggested to the National Electricity Company (ENEE) Westpor sue the company for breach of contract Finance.Westpor was hired to generate 100 megawatts of energy from diesel in its first stage and liquid gas in a second phase to cover a lack of energy emergency in several regions.
The company had started operating two months after the paper published in the Official Gazette decree passed by Congress ratifying the contract entered into by such company with the government of Honduras.The date of commencement of operations is referred to the January 24 as the deadline following the rule of law, and that company has not even covered the surety contract.Asked about it, Juan Orlando Hernandez stated that if the company contracted to supply one hundred megawatts have breached the contract, the National Electricity Company (ENEE) you can sue.Hernandez spoke briefly to the subject and casually at the request of some members of the annulment of the contract, said that Congress "has nothing to do there."
The president of the NC was one of the deputies who called because they urgently hire purchase of energy, especially for the deficit that departments spend the West. The contractor should start producing power on January 24 and did not comply with the provisions in the contract that was approved by Congress."The National Congress approved what ENEE and asked if the company has breached the contract Westport, that demand," said the president of the state power.The case of this decree particularly stated, the contract itself says, ENEE you have to come and see if you feel you have failed, is to demand more performance guarantee in every contract that is given, National Congress has nothing to do there, approved under the request of ENEE and they have to solve the problem, bluntly stated Hernandez.He says he has not bailed the company, was asked, and his answer was: "I do not know the details, I know".Site To explain the breach of contract Westpor company, the manager of ENEE be presented later this month to Congress in compliance with a motion passed unanimously.Leonel Rep. Giannini presented the initiative last January 25 on the grounds that the company should already be operating reference.And is that members of the Nationalist Parliamentary Alliance, which opposed the signing of this contract, maintain that there is sufficient reason to cancel this contract.
Giannini said the company is demonstrating that Westport has no financial or technical capacity to produce energy, therefore the contract should be terminated and proceed to re-tender.Giannini addition, other Members have asked to annul the contract for the emergency decree power in the west of the country, Aguán area and northern Olancho was issued seven months ago and "has not made a single concrete action to solve the problem. "Guinness Record However, for the manager of ENEE, Martinez Lozano, this contract should enter the Guinness book as the most discussed, consulted, met and socialized with all sectors of society."We will return to Congress to explain something that is not the manager, would be too much credit manager for a little something with the full weight of government and was approved by an overwhelming majority of deputies, that is the Law of the Republic and if they want further explanation they are going to give, "he said.