Company name

Mendubim Solar SPV

Project number

13473-01

Category B projects have potential environmental and/or social impacts and risks that are less adverse than those of a Category A and which are generally limited to the project site, largely reversible and can be mitigated via measures that are readily available and feasible to implement in the context of the operation.

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B

Country

Brazil

Sector

Energy

Status

Proposed

Disclosed date

04/01/2022

Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.

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08/14/2022

Approval date

N/A

Signed date

N/A

Sponsoring entity

N/A

Team leader

Blakely, Brian

Investment type

Syndicated amount

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Financing amount

USD $ 245,000,000

Currency

USD

Project scope and objective

The proposed operation consists of the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Mendubim Photovoltaic Power Plant (“PV Power Plant”) with a capacity of approximately 452.76 megawatts (“MW”) and a substation, as well as a 5.17-kilometer (“km”) long 230 kilovolts (“kV”) Transmission Line (“TL”) to connect the PV Power Plant to the Brazilian interconnected grid at the existing Açu III Substation (“The Project”). The Project will be developed in the municipality of Assú, Rio Grande do Norte State, Brazil.

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Environmental and social review

IDB Invest conducts an environmental and social due diligence (ESDD) commensurate with the nature, scale, and stage of the project, and with its level of environmental and social risks and impacts. The ESDD will confirm the project E&S categorization and assess the project with respect to the client requirements in IDB Invest Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy. The results of the ESDD, including any identified gaps are described in the Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) provided below. For projects approved as of 2016, any gaps with respect to IDB Invest's Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy at the time of the ESDD are addressed in the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) presented below, to comply with the date mentioned above.

MENDUBIM ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL REVIEW SUMMARY - ESRS

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MENDUBIM ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ACTION PLAN - ESAP

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Client files

This section provides the key environmental and social assessment documents produced by the client for this project.

ESIA MENDUBIM

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RAS CFV MENDUBIM 23.08.2017

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