Hebei Clean Heating Project (WB-P148599)

  • China
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Jan 19, 2016
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Government of China
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  • Energy
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 248.33 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Dec 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 16, 2014

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Project Description
According to the bank documents, the proposed project development objective is to improve the efficiency and environmental performance of heating systems in project areas of selected municipalities of Hebei Province. It will finance the construction and rehabilitation of district heating facilities in the four project cities (four subprojects) with a total heating area of 38.7 million m2, including 13.5 million m2 of new buildings. Each subproject is tailored to fit to the needs of the participating city, but will also have common features aiming to modernize operations and make them more efficient.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Borrower US$ 148.33 million
Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Yuriy Myroshnychenko Title: Senior Energy Specialist Tel: 5775+236 Email: ymyroshnychenko@worldbank.org Emmanuel Py Title: Infrastructure Specialist Tel: 473-3228 Email: epy@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient Contact: Mr. Licheng Yao Title: Director, Ministry of Finance Tel: 86 10 68552064 Email: yaolicheng@sina.com Implementing Agencies Foreign Debt Management Center, Hebei Provincial Department of Finance Contact: Hui He Title: Director Tel: 0311-66651593 Email: hehui@vip.163.com ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.