Low-Carbon District Heating Project in Hohhot in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (ADB-47052-002)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Hohhot
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Dec 9, 2014
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Borrower
Government of the People's Republic of China, Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 292.40 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 372.70 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 19, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 16, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the proposed project will introduce a first-of-its-kind low-carbon, low-emissions, and highly energy-efficient district heating system in the eastern part of Hohhot, the capital of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The project will demonstrate the efficiency and viability of large-scale natural gas and wind-based district heating in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Combining these two energy sources will improve the poor air quality in urban areas of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region during the winter and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Loan under ADB (Loan 3218-PRC) - Ordinary capital resources amounting to US$ 150.00 million Loan from Shanghai Pudong Development Bank amounting to US$ 142.40 million
Contact Information
Project Officer: Yamamura, Shigeru East Asia Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. Executing Agency: Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Email Address: BAO7777@126.COM No. 19 Chilechuan Street, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region The People's Republic of China 010098 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main