SEZ Minsk Electricity Network Upgrade (EBRD-51524)

Countries
  • Belarus
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Fanipol
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Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 11, 2019
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Borrower
Republic of Belarus
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 22.30 million
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Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 20
Converted using 2020-01-15 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 22.30 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 20
Converted using 2020-01-15 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Feb 14, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 10, 2019


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Project Description

According to the Bank's website, this project finances the development of the electricity infrastructure related to the Special Economic Zone Minsk by Minskenergo, the regional state-owned utility in Belarus. Specifcally, this project entails the construction of a low voltage substation in the town of Fanipol. 

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

Beneficiary: Minskenergo, the state-owned regional energy company responsible for the generation of ectricity and heat, the transmission, and the distribution in the city of Minsk and Minsk Region. It falls under the organisation of Belernergo, the state energy association in Belarus.

Contact Information

Minskenergo
office@minskenergo.by
Tel: +375 (17) 223-81-039
+375 (17) 2327-21-11
www.minskenergo.by
Address: 24 Aranskaya st. Minsk; 220033; Belarus

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