ACWA Benban One for Energy JSC (MIGA-3571)

  • Egypt
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 20, 2017
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Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 57.76 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 Sep 12, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 1, 2017

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Project Description
This summary describes a proposed investment by ICBC of China into ACWA Benban One for Energy, TK Company for Solar and Renewable Energy Systems JSC and Alcom Energy JSC. The investor has applied for a MIGA guarantee of US$86 million for a non-shareholder loan and interest and US$82 million for swaps for up to 20 years against the risks of Transfer and Convertibility Restrictions, Breach of Contract, Expropriation and War and Civil Disturbance. The projects are part of Egypt's Feed-in-Tariff Round Two program and consist of design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of three greenfield solar IPP facilities with installed capacities of 120MW (ACWA Benban One for Energy - 50MW, TK Company for Solar and Renewable Energy Systems JSC - 20MW and Alcom Energy JSC – 50 MW) located in the Benban solar complex in the Aswan Governorate of Egypt.
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