Uzbekistan: Bash WPP

Location:

Uzbekistan

Project number:

52772

Business sector:

Notice type:

Private

ESIA disclosed:

20 May 2022

Status:

Concept Reviewed

Approval date:

19 Oct 2022

Project description

The project entails the provision of a senior secured loan on a project finance basis to finance the development of a 500 MW wind power project and the associated interconnection infrastructure.  The project is located in Bash, Gijduvon district, Bukhara region of Uzbekistan.

The sponsor of the project will be the International Company for Water and Power (“ACWA Power”), an international developer of power generation and desalinated water projects.

ESIA disclosure package

Attach the following documents in Russian and English:

  • ESIA
  • Non-technical summary (also in Uzbek)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Plan
  • Environmental and Social Action Plan
  • Resettlement Action Plan (also in Uzbek)

Download zip file in English

Download zip file in Uzbek

Download ESIA vol I in Russian

Download ESIA vol II in Russian

Download RAP in Russian

Summary of Material Changes to ESIA

Full ESIA availability

https://acwapower.com/en/projects/bash-wind-ipp/

Local physical addresses, contact name and telephone:

International Business Center Block-A, 13th Floor 107-B, Amir Temur Avenue Tashkent, 100084, Uzbekistan

Mr. Sherzod K. Onarkulov

Sonarkulov@acwapower.com

+ 998 90 003 9960

Gijduvan municipality

Gijduvon tumani, Mustaqillik maydoni 2-uy. Bukhara region, Uzbekistan

Tel.: (365) 572-12-35

And

EBRD Tashkent Resident Office, 13th floor, Banking Association of Uzbekistan, 1,Qoratosh Street, Tashkent, 100027, Uzbekistan

Gulyayeva Irina

+998 78-140-44-00

Enquiries

Environmental and social enquiries

International Business Center Block-A, 13th Floor 107-B, Amir Temur Avenue Tashkent, 100084, Uzbekistan

Mr. Sherzod K. Onarkulov

Sonarkulov@acwapower.com

+ 998 90 003 9960

General enquiries

Mr. Hicham El Maanouni

helmaanouni@acwapower.com

Tel: +971 (0) 58 278 3001

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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