PRICO Operations Rooftop Solar (MIGA-3559)

  • Palestine, West Bank, Gaza
Geographic location 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
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Jul 12, 2017
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.
Palestine Real Estate Investment Company of West Bank and Gaza
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 6.93 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.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ MIGA website

Updated in EWS Sep 23, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jun 15, 2017

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Project Description
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This summary describes a proposed investment by the Palestine Real Estate Investment Company (PRICO) in its subsidiaries, PRICO Operating and Maintenance Ltd. in the West Bank and PRICO Contracting and Trading Ltd. in the Gaza Strip. The investor has applied for a guarantee under MIGA's West Bank and Gaza Investment Guarantee Trust Fund and under MIGA's Conflict-Affected and Fragile Economies Facility for up to $6.93 million for the equity investment in assets for a period of up to 15 years against the risks of transfer and convertibility restrictions, expropriation and war and civil disturbance, including temporary loss of income. The Project involves the development, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 7 MWp rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant being developed by PRICO, the Guarantee Holder, located inside the Gaza Industrial Estate (GIE) in the Gaza Strip. The solar panels will be installed on the rooftops of 32 factories located in GIE. The Project will be implemented by two Special Purpose Vehicles: (i) PRICO Operating and Maintenance Ltd. of West Bank and (ii) PRICO Contracting and Trading Ltd. of the Gaza Strip. The Project will benefit from an IFC A- Loan, an IFC concessionary loan and a World Bank grant.
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