Events > UK Export Finance Supplier Fair: Skavica Hydropower Project, Albania

UK Export Finance Supplier Fair: Skavica Hydropower Project, Albania

20th & 21st October, 2022

About the Event

Hosted by UK Export Finance (UKEF) and Bechtel, this supplier fair presents an opportunity for UK suppliers to meet directly with the procurement teams from Bechtel to discuss export opportunities for exciting, upcoming projects. The event will give an exclusive insight into the Skavica Hydropower project and specific details on the procurement process for UK suppliers. You will also hear from UKEF on how we can help you win contracts, fulfil orders and get paid.

What you can expect at the event:

  • Details of the procurement process for UK suppliers
  • Information on trade finance support available from UKEF
  • One-to-one meetings with both Bechtel and UKEF representatives

This event will be hybrid, with the in-person event taking place at One Great George Street, 1 Great George St, London SW1P 3AA.

Please use the appropriate registration form at the link below to indicate whether you will attend physically or virtually.

Project Requirements

The Skavica Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) is a major infrastructure project involving the construction of a regulating dam along the Drin River in Albania. The project is developed by the Albanian Power Corporation (KESH), the public producer and supplier of 75% of Albania’s electricity.

Bechtel is actively looking to engage and meet with UK companies who are interested in supporting the execution of the project and have the capability and capacity to supply packages within the civil & structural, mechanical, construction equipment and electrical fields.

Click here to view the full list of packages available. 


About UKEF

UK Export Finance is the UK government’s export credit agency. Between 2021-22, UKEF provided £7.4bn in finance for UK exporters. Its mission is to advance prosperity by ensuring no viable UK export fails for lack of finance or insurance, doing that sustainably and at no net cost to the taxpayer. Between 2021-22, UKEF provided £7.4bn in finance for UK exporters, 81% of businesses supported were SME's.



If you are interested in attending this Supplier Fair, please register below by 12pm on Tuesday 18th October 2022. Please note, all registrations are subject to review by UKEF and Bechtel and your request may be declined if you do not meet the selection or procurement requirements.


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About Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected engineering, construction, and project management companies in the world, with a history of delivering legacy projects in Europe. Bechtel is working with KESH to complete the feasibility study of the project, followed by the preliminary design and development of the project cost estimate.