Battery Energy Storage Project (NDB-batteryenergystoragep)

Countries
  • South Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
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
B
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Voting Date
Dec 16, 2019
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Borrower
Eskom Holdings SOC, Ltd
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
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 400.00 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)
$ 1,200.00 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 @ NDB website

Updated in EWS Jul 11, 2020


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Project Description

According to bank provided inforation, the components of the Battery Energy Storage Project (Project) include 1,440 MWh of distributed battery storage, 60 MW of solar photovoltaic generation facility, and application software to optimize the performance of distributed battery storage. The Project will be implemented at approximately 17 sites, located within or adjacent to existing distribution substations of Eskom, across four provinces of South Africa.

The Project is planned to be implemented over 3 years by Eskom.

Investment Description
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
Private Actors
Contact Information

NDB

Project Team Leader: Yang Luo
Operations_2@ndb.int

Eskom Holdings SOC, Ltd

Priscilla Jezi
JeziNP@eskom.co.za