La Pimienta A/B Bond Solar Project (IDBI-12893-01)

  • Mexico
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  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 14, 2020
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La Pimienta Solar S. de R.L. de C.V.
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 80.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IDBI website

Updated in EWS Apr 30, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 28, 2020

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Project Description

The La Pimienta A/B Bond Solar Project consists of the design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of approximately 444 megawatt-peak ("MWp") solar power plant in the state of Campeche, Mexico; and all associated transmission and interconnection facilities, which include a transmission line (TL) of up to 2.17 km. from the lift substation, to the interconnection substation with the Transmission System network ("the Project"). The Project is being developed by Atlas Renewable Energy.

It is expected that IDB Invest financing will be complemented with a long-term loan up to USD 30 million with the same terms and conditions of the IDB Invest A-loan as well as other credit lines to be provided by Bancomext.

Investment Description
  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
Private Actors
Contact Information

For inquiries about the Project,
Contact: Maria Jose Cortes Loreto
Head of Environmental & Social Governance
Telephone: (+52) 55 7252-2000


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