Translated version of this PSD: Russian
The EBRD is considering establishing a new financing facility of up to USD 20 million to support energy efficiency investments in the Kyrgyz Republic. The project will consist of credit lines to local banks and MFIs for on-lending to private businesses, households, individuals, groups of residents, housing associations, condominiums and cooperatives as well as housing management companies (HMCOs) and energy service companies (ESCOs) for financing eligible energy efficiency investments.
In addition to the EBRD financing, the facility will be supported by a grant from the EU through the Investment Facility for Central Asia (IFCA) to fund technical cooperation and incentive payments to the sub-borrowers and participating financial institutions.
The Project is expected to have the following sources of transition impact:
Market expansion and demonstration effect
The Project will generate transition impact by demonstrating the benefits of energy conservation and promoting the expansion of energy efficiency lending to sectors where commercial financing is absent and in a country characterized by energy inefficient economy and largely constrained market
Transfer of skills
The Project is expected to transfer and build expertise and skills on several levels: (i) Participating Financial Institutions, (ii) Sub-borrowers and local experts and technology providers.
Strengthening the structure and extent of markets/promoting policies that support market transformation
The Project will support the on-going legislative changes in the area of energy efficiency, including strengthening of housing regulations and construction standards
KyrSEFF will be available to privately owned banks and microfinance institutions in Kyrgyzstan (Participating Financial Institutions or PFIs).
USD 20 million in senior loans.
USD 20 million.
Categorised FI. PFIs will be required to comply with PR 2 & 9 and ensure the sub-projects under the KyrSEFF comply with national requirements for environment, health and safety, social and labour standards and the EBRD's eligibility criteria for energy efficiency projects. PFIs are also required to submit annual environmental and social reports to the Bank.
Technical cooperation will be funded by IFCA.
The EBRD will engage a project consultant to support the partner banks and sub-borrowers with project preparation and implementation.
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