A loan for rehabilitation and modernisation of solid waste infrastructure in the city of Lviv, as part of the EBRD's Green Cities programme.
The project aims to finance phase I of the Hrybovychi landfill rehabilitation and the construction of a mechanical biological treatment plant.
ETI score: 80
The project is part of the Green Cities Framework, focusing on "Green" as the primary transition quality through the preparation of a Green City Action Plan (GCAP) through a trigger project which will contribute to the reduction of GHG emissions and achievement of recycling objectives and reduced landfilling in line with the National Solid Waste Management Strategy. The project also contributes to the "Well-governed" quality through the preparation of GCAP and adoption of the Corporate Development Program and Public Service Contract.
ZELENE MISTO CE
Communal Enterprise "Zelene Misto", a municipal solid waste operator in the City of Lviv.. The Company is wholly owned by the city.
EBRD Finance Summary
Total Project Cost
EUR 20 million senior loan co-financed by up to EUR 5 million loan from Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and EUR 10 million grant from the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P).
The Bank is uniquely positioned to assist the city in addressing environmental challenges through the preparation and implementation of a GCAP.
Environmental and Social Summary
The Project has been categorised B in accordance with the EBRD Environmental and Social Policy 2014.
The Environmental and Social Due Diligence included a comprehensive assessment of the potential environmental and social impacts associated with the proposed Priority Investment Programme and an independent environmental and social audit of the company's current operations, facilities and environmental and social management capabilities.
Technical Cooperation and Grant Financing
Green City Action Plan.
Procurement, Implementation Support and Contract Supervision.
Corporate Development Programme.
Communications and Public Awareness Support.
Company Contact Information
153 Zelena Street, Lviv, 79035, Ukraine
PSD last updated
23 Oct 2020
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