The EBRD is considering providing a €12.5 million loan to finance the installation of new gas engine units for simultaneous co-generation of heat and electricity and the installation of individual heating stations at the building level in the district heating system of the city of Zaporizhzhia in Ukraine.
The Project is designed to increase the overall efficiency of the district heating system in the city of Zaporizhzhia and focus on reduction of fuel consumption. The transaction will have significant demonstration effect for other cities and utilities in Ukraine concerning ways to improve energy efficiency of district heating operations and reduce fuel consumption. It will also increase the penetration of combined heat and power technologies for which there exists a substantial market potential in the country.
Through physical investments and the Corporate Development Support Programme, the Project will improve financial and operational performance of the Company. The Corporate Development Support Programme and other donor funded assistance will provide substantial training for the key staff of the Company enabling substantial market skill transfer. The Client. The District Heating Company “Miski Teplovi Merezhi” (the “Company”), a municipal utility wholly owned by the City of Zaporizhzhia
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.Country: Ukraine.Project number:42241.Business sector: Energy efficiency .Public .Environmental category:B Board date:26 June 2012 2012.Status: Pending concept review. PSD disclosed:7 Dec 2011