NEOENERGIA GREEN RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION FL (EIB-20210506)

Countries
  • Brazil
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Specific Location
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Financial Institutions
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
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Project Status
Approved
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Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 22, 2021
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Borrower
NEOENERGIA SA
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 226.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 200000000
Converted using 2021-12-22 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 250.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EIB website

Updated in EWS May 10, 2022

Disclosed by Bank Aug 27, 2021


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Project Description
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DESCRIPTION

Framework Loan to finance renewable energy (wind and solar PV) projects in Brazil, promoted by Neoenergia, a subsidiary of Spain's Iberdrola Group

ENVIRONMENT

If the plants were located within the EU, they would fall under Annex II of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive (2014/52/EU amending the 2011/92/EU), requiring the competent authorities to determine whether an EIA is required. The capability of the promoter to comply with the EIB's Environmental and Social standards will be assessed as part of the appraisal of the framework loan. The authorisation procedure of each scheme and its compliance with the EIB's Environmental and Social standards and the principles of relevant EU Directives, will be verified at the appraisal of the individual schemes.

OBJECTIVE

The project is expected to contribute to the External Lending Mandate 2014-2020 objectives including climate change mitigation. The operation is well aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) and 13 (Climate Action) and, by mainstreaming job creation, empowerment of woman entrepreneurship and gender equality (as per the promoter's mother company's current policies and future plans), addresses goal 5 (Gender Equality).

The operation will also contribute to the EIB's priority objectives for energy sector lending related to renewable energy sources, in line with the EIB's Energy Lending Criteria and its Climate Action objectives.

PROCUREMENT

It is required from the promoter to ensure that implementation of the project will be done in accordance with the EIB's Guide to Procurement. The EIB will not finance plants for which the procurement process is impacted by local content requirements non-compliant with the above mentioned Guide to Procurement.

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