Sustainable Energy Scale-Up Project (WB-P165651)

Countries
  • Belarus
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.
Borrower
Republic of Belarus
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
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 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)
$ 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 22, 2018


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project aims to scale up renewable biomass utilization and efficient energy use in space heating of multi-apartment buildings in selected urban localities in Belarus. This will also support investments in scaling up biomass-based district/central heating and thermal renovation of MABs, as well as associated technical assistance for development of relevant sector policies and institutional capacity. The main outcomes sought are increased economical utilization of sustainable wood biomass for centralized space heating and demonstration of a viable long-term financing and delivery modality for large-scale thermal renovation of MABs.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Implementing Agency: Energy Efficiency Department, State Committee for Standardization
Mikhail Malashenko, Director
Email Address: fer.dee@gosstandart.gov.by 

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