According to the Bank’s website, it consists of an integrated graphite anode project powered by renewable energy, to produce low emission intensity anodes supporting green battery manufacturing in Europe.
The project comprises the following components: a) a natural graphite mine with an annual ore mining capacity of 120,000 tonnes and a concentration plant, both located at Nunasvaara South, Vittangi and b) a purification plant constructed in the port city of Luleå, Northern Sweden and an anode plant in Luleå with production capacity of 19,500 tonnes per annum anodes “Talnode®-C” (coated purified spherical natural graphite). The project is phase 1 of the broader Vittangi operation of the Promoter.
The installation falls under Annex I of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) directive 2014/52/EU amending the EIA Directive 2011/92/EU and hence is subject to a full EIA. The project requires EIAs at both the mine site and the processing plant. The permitting process is well advanced and the promoter understands the timelines associated with approval. Environmental and social aspects will be appraised in detail during due diligence. In particular, considering the presence of Sámi villages in the project area, due attention will be paid to impacts on Indigenous Peoples and how those are addressed through the EIA process and beyond.
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