ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PROJECT FOR MEDUPI THERMAL POWER PLANT (NDB-ENVIRONMENTAL-PROTECT)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • South Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Limpopo province
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Financial Institutions
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Borrower
Government of South Africa
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2,270.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2,750.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ NDB website

Updated in EWS Apr 16, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank, the proposed Project includes retrofitting Medupi with flue gas desulphurization units to achieve compliance with the requirements of South Africa’s environmental legislations by reducing sulphur dioxide emission of the power plant from 3,500 mg/m3 to below 500 mg/m3.

Investment Description
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
Contact Information

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