Gigawatt Global Burundi S.A. (DFC-2020-GIGAWATTGLOBAL)

Countries
  • Burundi
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Liberty Managing Agency 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 Amount (USD)
$ 12.42 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 11.31 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 14.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ DFC website

Updated in EWS Jun 27, 2020


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Project Description

The Project consists of the construction and operations of a 7.5MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Mubuga, Gitega Province, Burundi (the “Project”). This Project will have a highly developmental impact in Burundi through the development and operation of the country’s first utility-scale solar power plant by the country’s first independent power producer. The Project is expected to add 14 percent additional power generation capacity for the country.

Investment Description
  • US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure