Al Rajef Wind Farm

Country:

Jordan

Project number:

48100

Business sector:

Power and energy

Notice type:

Private

ESIA disclosed:

17 May 2016

Status:

Disbursing

Target board date:

07 Sep 2016

Project description

The EBRD is considering providing a senior secured loan of up to USD 68 million to Green Watts Renewable Energy LLC to finance the construction of an 82 MW wind farm (the Project) in Jordan near the village of Al Rajef in the Ma'an Governorate, approximately 200 km south of Amman.  The project will sell all its power under a long-term power purchase agreement to the Jordanian National Electricity Power Company.

The Project will support Jordan in increasing its electricity generation capacity from clean, renewable sources and reducing reliance on hydrocarbon imports.

There is a Project Summary Document available for this project.

ESIA disclosure package

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

  • Ministry of Environment (MoEnv)
    Location: Amman – Um Uthaina – King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Street – Building No. 83
    P.O. Box: 1408
    Postal Code: 11941
    City: Amman
    Phone: 962 6 5560113
    Fax: 962 6 5560288
    Email address: info@moenv.gov.jo
     
  • Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA)
    Location: Wadi Mousa, Jordan
    P.O. Box: 28 Wadi Mousa
    City: Wadi Mousa
    Phone: 962 3 2157093
    Fax: 962 3 2157091
    Email: info@pra.gov.jo
     
  • Ma’an Governorate – Local Development Unit
    Location: Ma’an – Satih Ma’an District – Al Mohafatha Street - Ma’an Governorate Building
    City: Ma’an
    Phone: 962 3 2132004
    Fax: 962 3 2131434

And

  • EBRD Amman Resident Office:
    Emmar Towers,
    196 Zahran Street,
    15th Floor
    P.O. Box 852805
    Amman 11185
    Jordan

    Tel:  +962 6 563 50 30
    Fax: +962 6 563 50 49

And

Enquiries

Environmental and social enquiries:
Attention: Markus von Haniel
Alcazar Energy Partners
Managing Director - Project Finance
Office: +971 (0) 4 352 8167
mvonhaniel@alcazarenergy.com

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014