Shobak Wind Farm (EBRD-49222)

Countries
  • Jordan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Nov 15, 2017
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Borrower
Government of Jordan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 30.44 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported USD 26,000,000.00
Converted using 2017-10-03 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 121.77 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported USD 104,000,000.00
Converted using 2017-10-03 exchange rate.
Bank Documents
Other Related Projects
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Oct 3, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 18, 2017


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Project Description
Provision of a senior secured A/B loan of up to USD 52 million to Shobak Wind Energy PSC to finance the construction of a 45 MW wind farm (the Project) near the Shobak town municipality, 46 km northwest of Ma'an, and 160 km south of Amman in Jordan. The Project will sell all its power under a long-term power purchase agreement to the Jordanian National Electricity Power Company. The Project will support Jordan in increasing its electricity generation capacity from clean, renewable sources and reducing reliance on hydrocarbon imports.
Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Contact Information
Jean-Christophe Combourieu jccombourieu@alcazarenergy.com +971 4 558 7805 http://alcazarenergy.com/Alcazar Energy Partners, Suite 802-803, South Tower Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC P.O. Box506672, Dubai, UAE ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF EBRD The Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the PCM, it may assess compliance with EBRD's own policies and procedures to prevent harm to the environment or communities or it may assist you in resolving the problem that led to the complaint through a dialogue with those implementing the project. Additionally, the PCM has the authority to recommend a project be suspended in the event that harm is imminent. You can contact the PCM at pcm@ebrd.com or you can submit a complaint online using an online form, http://www.ebrd.com/eform/pcm/complaint_form?language=en. You can learn more about the PCM and how to file a complaint at http://www.ebrd.com/work-with-us/project-finance/project-complaint-mechanism.html.