VIENTOS LOS HERCULES S.A. (FMO-52260)

Countries
  • Argentina
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Pico Truncado
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Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Dec 14, 2017
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Borrower
VIENTOS LOS HERCULES S.A.
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 9.59 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 9.59 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 236.00 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 @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Jun 22, 2018


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Project Description

FMO's client is Vientos Los Hercules S.A., the project company for a green-field wind power plant. Estimated total project costs are USD 236 million. The project is being developed by EREN Renewable Energy S.A. ("EREN") and local developer Eolia Renovables S.A. ("Eoliasur").

The objective of FMO's financing is to fund the development, construction, and operations of a 97.2MW wind power plant, which will be located 35km west of Pico Truncado city in Argentina (the "Project").

 

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF FMO

Communities who believe they will be negatively affected by a project funded by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) may be able to file a complaint with the Independent Complaints Mechanism, which is the joint independent accountability mechanism of the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and the German Investment Corporation (KfW) . A complaint can be filed in writing, by email, post, or online. The complaint can be filed in English or any other language of the complainant. The Independent Complaints Mechanism is comprised of a three-member Independent Expert Panel and it can provide either problem-solving, compliance review or both, in either order. Additional information about this accountability mechanism, including a guide and template for filing a complaint, can be found at: https://www.fmo.nl/independent-complaints-mechanism