Parc Eolien Taiba N'Diaye SA (MIGA-13563)

Countries
  • Senegal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
May 29, 2017
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Borrower
Lekela Power Holdings (Senegal) Limited
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Guarantee
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 149.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ MIGA website

Updated in EWS Apr 3, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 24, 2017


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Project Description

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

On June 29, 2018, MIGA agreed to issue up to EUR128,127,736.98 (equivalent to US$149.80 million) in guarantees covering equity and quasi-equity investments by Lekela Power Holdings (Senegal) Limited of the Republic of Mauritius (Lekela) in the Parc Eolien Taiba N'Diaye SA wind farm project in the Republic of Senegal. The guarantees are issued for up to 20 years against the risks of transfer restriction, expropriation, war and civil disturbance, and breach of contract.

The Project involves the construction, operation, and maintenance of a 158.7 MW wind power farm in Taiba N'Diaye, Senegal, which is 75 km northeast of Dakar and 6 km east of the Atlantic Ocean. The electricity output will be sold to Societe Nationale d'Electricite du Senegal (Senelec) under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Power will be transmitted via seven 33 kV lines which will connect to 33kV/225kV step-up transformers at the Tobene substation. The Tobene substation is situated less than one km east of the Project site and is owned, operated, and maintained by Senelec which is the sole offtaker of the electricity produced. A 225 kV transmission line runs from the Tobene substation into Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The electricity produced by the Project will be injected into the national grid and sold to Senegalese end-consumers by Senelec.

 

Investment Description
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure

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