Vez Svoghe mini hydro project

Location:

Bulgaria

Project number:

36032

Business sector:

Energy

Notice type:

Private

ESIA disclosed:

03 Aug 2007

Status:

Repaying

Target board date:

06 Nov 2007

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The proposed project is the construction of nine small hydro power plants (combined installed capacity of 25.7 MW) along a 33 km stretch of the middle section of the river Iskar. The plants will be built, owned and operated by Vez Svoghe Ltd – a special purpose company owned by Petrolvilla Bulgaria (90%) and the municipality of Svoghe (10%). Petrolvilla Bulgaria is controlled by the Petrolvilla & Bortolotti S.p.A. group, which is primarily engaged in the provision of energy and energy-related products and services in northern Italy.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Executive summary (English) (707KB - PDF)

Executive summary (Bulgarian) (863KB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London, environmentandsocial@ebrd.com

And

Municipal office of Svoge

7, Alexsandar Stamboliiski Street
2260 Svoghe
Bulgaria

Tel: +359 (726) 2098
Fax: +359 (726) 2538; 2539

E-mail: secretary@svoge.bg or svoge@infotel.bg
Contact person: Diana Nikolova, Department of Ecology
Tel: +359 (726) 8545 E-mail: ecology@svoghe.bg

And

Municipal office of Mezdra
27, Hristo Botev Street
3100 Mezdra
Bulgaria

Tel: +359 (910) 92016, 92116
Fax: +359 (910) 92523
E-mail:   mezdra@mail.bg or admins@mezdra.org
Contact person: Daniela Draganova, Department of Ecology

And
Vez Svoghe’s office in Sofia
Vez Svoghe Ltd 7,
Stephan Karadja 1000
Sofia
Bulgaria

Tel: +359.2.989.25.06
Website: www.vezsvoghe.com

And

EBRD Resident Office in Sofia:

Enquiries

Vez Svoghe’s office in Sofia 

Plamen Dilkov
Vez Svoghe Ltd
7, Stephan Karadja
Sofia, Bulgaria

Tel: +359.2.989.25.06
E-mail: plamen.dilkov@finenergy.it
Website: www.vezsvoghe.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