Cardal-Punta del Tigre-Salto T-Line B Bond (IDBI-13377-01)

  • Uruguay
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Financial Institutions
  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
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Voting Date
May 6, 2021
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Tealov S.A.
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 54.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 66.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IDBI website

Updated in EWS Mar 5, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Feb 12, 2021

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Project Description
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On December 2019 the Uruguayan National Utility of Electric Plants and Transmission Administration (Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas, herafater “UTE") awarded Tealov S. A. the design and construction of: i) a 60 km long 500 kV transmission line (“TL”); ii) a 20 km 150 kV TL; iii) a 500 kV substation in Cardal (southern central Uruguay); and iv) ancillary works for existing lines and substations allowing the interconnection of the new Cardal substation (“the Project”). 

Tealov S. A. ("Tealov") is the Uruguayan special purpose vehicle (“SPV”) owned by Invenergy Transmission International Holdings LLC (both indirectly owned by Invenergy Investment Company LLC). Tealov and UTE have executed an Operating Lease Contract (“OLC") with the following scope: 20 year for a 500 kV substation, and 30 year for the 500 kV TL and the 150 kV TL. After the Project has reached its commercial operation, UTE will take over its operation and maintenance. 

Both transmission lines stretch across rural areas of the country, mainly used for agriculture and as grasslands to raise cattle. However, some stretches of the Cardal – Punta del Tigre TL intersect areas of conservation interest.  

Investment Description
Here you can find a list of individual development financial institutions that finance the project.
Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
Invenergy LLC Parent Company Energy contracts with Tealov S.A. Contractor Energy

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