INTER RAO Capacity Replacement Loan

Location:

Russia

Project number:

44993

Business sector:

Power and energy

Notice type:

Private

ESIA disclosed:

06 Aug 2013

Status:

Complete

Target board date:

12 Nov 2013

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The EBRD is considering providing financing to JSC Inter RAO UES, a diversified energy holding Company, for the replacement of outdated coal-fired capacity with a new high-efficiency 445.6 MWe Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power unit at Verkhnetagilskaya GRES in the Urals region.

The financing will enable the Borrower to build and operate a new state-of-the-art CCGT at an existing facility. The Project is scheduled for completion towards the end of 2015.The project represents a major step in upgrading existing generating assets in Russia to ensure that they meet improved energy efficiency and higher environmental performance.

The Bank also provided corporate finance to the Company in 2012.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Non Technical Summary (NTS): English (823KB - PDF) Russian (1MB - PDF)

Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP): English (773KB - PDF) Russian (1MB - PDF)

Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP): English (186KB - PDF) Russian (279KB - PDF)

Environmental and Social Statement (ESS): English (4MB - PDF) Russian (4MB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

Verhnetagilskaya Power Plant" JSC "INTER RAO - Electric Power Plants"
624162, Russia, Sverdlovsk Region., Verkhny Tagil, Industrial Sector 4

Contact: Anatoly Chuvashev
Tel. (34357) 2-23-51
Fax: (34357) 2-22-22
E-mail: sd@vtgres.ru

EBRD Resident Office in Moscow
Ducat Place III, Second floor
6 Gasheka Street
Moscow 125047
Russia

Contact: Evgeny Krasnov
Tel: +7 (495) 787 1111
Email: Krasnove@ebrd.com

and from

EBRD Headquarters in London, environmentandsocial@ebrd.com

The EIA package and Executive Summary have also been released for public review by the project sponsor on its website.

Enquiries

Environmental enquiries

"Verhnetagilskaya power plant" JSC "INTER RAO - Electric Power Plants"
624162, Russia, Sverdlovsk Region., Verkhny Tagil, Industrial Sector 4

Contact: Andrey Levites, Director
Tel (34357) 2-23-50, 2-23-59

General Enquiries

Inter Rao HQ Moscow
119435, Moscow, Bolshaya Pirogovskaya st. 27, building 2.
Tel: +7 (495) 664-88-40
Fax: +7 (495) 664-88-41
Email: office@interrao.ru
Inter Rao website

Contact: Nadejda Parahina
Email: parakhina_nn@interrao.ru

 

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