Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Bauchi Solar Photovotaic Pro (DFC-BAUCHISOLAR)

  • Nigeria
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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.
Nigeria Solar Capital Partners, Globeleq, ARM-Harith
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
When disclosed, the bank did not provide this value. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ DFC website

Updated in EWS Jun 27, 2020

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Project Description

The Project involves the construction and operation of a 100 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) plant which will be located on land within Zongoro Village in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi State, about 20 km from Bauchi, the State Capital. The power plant consists of a solar PV plant that will consist of about 340,000 polycrystalline PV panels on fixed structures, an onsite substation, a dedicated 18 km 330 KV transmission line which will connect the Project to the national grid, internal access roads, on-site accommodations and an assembly area. The Project site requires a total 200 hectares for permanent use and approximately 34 hectares for temporary use.

Investment Description
  • US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure