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Countries:
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  • Egypt
Banks:
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
Status: Proposed
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2017-09-20
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Borrower or Client: ib vogt GmbH
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Sectors:
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  • Energy
Investment Amount (USD): $ 10.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

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Original disclosure @ MIGA website
Updated in EWS: 2017-09-17
Disclosure Date: 2017-08-07
TAQA Solar Reserve S.A.E.
MIGA-3578

Project Description
This summary describes a proposed investment by ib vogt GmbH of Germany into TAQA Solar Reserve S.A.E. The investor has applied for a MIGA guarantee of US$10.0 million for up to 20 years against the risks of Transfer Restriction and Inconvertibility, Expropriation, War and Civil Disturbance, and Breach of Contract. The project is part of Egypt's Feed-in-Tariff Round Two program. It consists of the design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of a greenfield solar IPP facility with installed capacity of 50 MW located in the Benban solar PV park in the Aswan Governorate of Egypt. Egypt needs additional power generation capacity to meet growing energy demands and support economic growth along with private sector development. Despite hydrocarbon production and significant new gas discoveries, Egypt is a net importer of fossil fuels, which account for over 90% of its power generation. The project will add generation capacity, diversify the power generation mix, increase self-sufficiency, and reduce dependence on fossil-fuel imports. The project will help protect Egypt's economy from fluctuations in oil and gas prices, and reduce carbon emissions by producing emission-free power, in alignment with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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