Elecnorte Guajira Transmission Lines (IFC-39254)

Countries
  • Colombia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Cuestecitas, Riohacha and Maicao, La Guajira
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Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Borrower
ELECNORTE S A S ESP
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Sectors
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 20.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Jan 23, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jan 18, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank, IFC is considering up to US$20million A Loan and mobilization provided under IFC’s Managed Co-Lending Portfolio Program of up to US$70million to finance the construction, operation, and maintenance of total 138km of 110kV regional transmission lines in the department of La Guajira, Colombia (the “Project”).

The project involves the construction of two 110kV transmission lines, one of about 76.5 km length between Riohacha and Maicao and another of about 62 km length between Riohacha and Cuestecitas, and the refurbishment of three existing substations at Riohacha, Maicao, and Cuestecitas. There will be no expansion of the footprint of the substations. 

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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