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Choir - Sainshand transmission line



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ESIA disclosed:

29 Jun 2021


Passed Final Review, Pending Approval

Approval date:

07 Sep 2022

Project description

The Project refers to the construction of the 220 km long Choir – Sainshand double circuit 220 kV transmission line, the construction of the 220/110/35 kV substation at Sainshand and the extension of 220 kV Choir substation.

The Project is expected to improve interconnection of the electricity transmission infrastructure, reduce transmission losses, allow renewable integration in the power system and reduce environmental impact.

The Project is classified Category A and comprehensive Environmental and Social Impact Assessment is carried out.

ESIA disclosure package

Attached are the following documents available in the English and Mongolian languages:

  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
  • Non-Technical Summary or Executive Summary (NTS)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP)
  • Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP)
  • Environmental and Social Management and Monitoring Plan (ESMMP)
  • Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework (LARF)

ESIA part 1: English | Mongolian

ESIA part 2: English | Mongolian

Full ESIA availability

Ministry of Energy of Mongolia
Address: Government building XIV, Chingis avenue, Khoroo – 3, Khan-Uul district, 17060 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia,


EBRD Resident Office in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Address: 3rd  Floor, MCS Plaza, Seoul Street – 4A, 14251 Ulaanbaatar,
Telephone: +976 11 317974


Environmental and social enquiries

Contact person: Ms. Dulmaa Dashdavaa , Ministry of Energy of Mongolia
Telephone: +97688119798


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

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