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BH-L1048 : Reconstruction with Resilience in the Energy Sector in The Bahamas

Project Status: Approved

The objective of the Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects (CCLIP) is to advance RenewableEnergy (RE) within The Bahamas, improving the reliability and resilience to climate-related natural disasters, while rehabilitating criticalinfrastructure. The objective of this first operation is to support the Government of The Bahamas (GoBH) with the rehabilitation ofcritical energy infrastructure and restoration of electricity service in targeted islands heavily affected by hurricane Dorian, whilefacilitating the integration of RE. The specific objectives of the first operation are to: (i) support the rehabilitation of the electricityTransmission and Distribution (T&D) system and installation of new and resilient RE capacity in Abaco and East Grand Bahama (EGB);(ii) promote the adoption of solar Photovoltaic (PV) technologies in the Family Islands (FI); and (iii) contribute to the improvement ofthe regulatory framework for RE technologies and the mechanisms for its deployment.

Project Detail

Project Number
BH-L1048
Approval date
January 29, 2020
Project Country
Bahamas
Project Sector
ENERGY
Project Subsector
ENERGY-ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY IN END USE
Project Type
Loan Operation
Environmental and social impact category
B
Project Status
Approved

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 80,000,000
Country counterpart financing
USD 0
Fund
Ordinary Capital

Preparation

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published
Environmental Analyses
BH-L1048
January 23, 2020
Environmental Analyses
BH-L1048
January 23, 2020
Environmental Analyses
BH-L1048
January 15, 2020
Public Consultation Report
BH-L1048
January 09, 2020
Environmental Analyses
BH-L1048
December 20, 2019
Project Profile
BH-L1048
December 10, 2019
Environmental Analyses
BH-L1048
December 02, 2019