HELIOS POWER (PVT.) LTD. (FMO-59536)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
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
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
Feb 18, 2021
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Scatec ASA
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 Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 13.04 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 13.04 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Aug 27, 2021


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Project Description

According to the bank's website, "The debt funding will be dedicated to the development and construction of 3 plants with each 50MWac in Pakistan. The FMO investment in Sukkur is in total up to EUR40m in 3 Senior (USD-based) loans, with the remaining Senior debt coming from local banks (and in local currency). The project has 3 separate SPVs and will be financed on a standalone basis: HNDS Energy (Pvt) Ltd, Helios Power (Pvt) Ltd., and Meridian Energy (Pvt) Ltd. Scatec and its local partners (Nizam Energy (Private) Ltd will provide the necessary equity contributions."

Investment Description
Private Actors Description

According to FMO, "Scatec ASA (“Scatec”) is a publicly listed Norwegian developer, investor and constructor of renewable energy projects in emerging markets. Currently, Scatec has globally 1.6 GW operational, 320 MW in construction and almost 10 GW in development. For the 3 PV solar projects (‘Sukkur’) in Pakistan, FMO is a senior Lenders with a debt amount of up to EUR40m."

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Contact Information

No contact information provided at time of disclosure.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

As part of FMO's ex-ante disclosure (disclosure of transactions before contracting), you can send requests or questions for additional information to: disclosure@fmo.nl

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