GEFF - Uzbekistan (EBRD-49771)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
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
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
FI
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
Dec 12, 2018
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Energy
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
Fund
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 60.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 60.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Mar 12, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Nov 6, 2018


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Project Description

This project establishes a Green Economy Financing Facility in Uzbekistan. This Facility will provide financing to local financial institutions to on-lend funds to qualifying private sector borrowers for green economy investments.

According to Bank documents, the Facility aims to address high levels of energy and carbon intensity in Uzbekistan, and promote green technologies and energy efficiency investments. 

Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

The Facility is expected to be supported by grant funds from the European Union ("EU"), the EBRD Shareholder Special Fund (SSF) and potentially other donors.

Contact Information

No contact information available at time of writing.

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