CAR Emergency Electricity Supply and Access Project (WB-P164885)

Countries
  • Central African Republic
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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 28, 2019
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Borrower
Ministry of Economy, Planning, and International Corporation
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 Amount (USD)
$ 65.00 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)
$ 65.00 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 21, 2017


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Project Description

The Project Development Objective is to increase electricity supply and access in Central African Republic. Project components include;

Component 1: design, supply and installation of a 25 MWp grid connected solar photovoltaic (PV) plant with 25 MWh
of battery storage
Component 2: Transmission and Distribution (T&D) infrastructure reinforcement
Component 3: Institutional support, capacity building and project preparation and implementation support
Component 4: contingent emergency response

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Economy, Planning, and International Corporation
Irene Sabendo Pounebingui
Chargee de Mission (Synthese Economique et Programmation)
pounebingui@yahoo.fr

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