The bulk of the country's electricity comes from thermoelectric plants.
Both the new sewage system, and the planned road project, are in Parita district.
The company will invest 2.5mn reais in water and sanitation in the city.
The US$160mn Las Palmas reservoir in the Valparaíso region (V) is one of three water storage structures that will be tendered in the second half of this year, as the government speeds up its public works agenda before handing over the reins next year.
Homes located near the highway section where a sinkhole formed last month were damaged after heavy rain lashed the area Wednesday, sparking concern among residents.
A local water utility had to temporarily stop water intake in one of the sections of the Magdalena river.
The projects entail a combined investment of over US$250mn.
Operations at the new institute will be funded by the European Union.