Company name

Generadora San Mateo S.A. (“GSM”)

Project number

GU3794A-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

Guatemala

Sector

Energy

Status

In implementation

Disclosed date

08/07/2013

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

Projected board date
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09/10/2013

Approval date

09/25/2013

Signed date

05/22/2015

Sponsoring entity

N/A

Team leader

Gonzalez Calvo, Eva

Investment type

Financing requested

N/A

Syndicated amount

USD $ 16,200,000

Financing amount

USD $ 7,000,000

Currency

USD

Project scope and objective

GSM is a Guatemalan company created in 2012 for the development, construction and operation of a run-of-river hydropower project with an estimated capacity of 20 MW, located in the municipality of Ixquisis, Department of Huehuetenango, Guatemala. The project will use the waters of the Negro and Pojom rivers, and it is expected it will generate around 120,087 MWh annually, using two Pelton Turbines of 10 MW each. IIC funding will be used for the construction of the project.

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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. Any gaps with respect to the IDB Invest Sustainability Policy at the time of the ESDD are addressed in the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) provided below.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL REVIEW

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Client files

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

ETN 1 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN 00363-2017DIGARN.PDF

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ETN 2 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN 00370-2017DIGARN.PDF

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GSA 1 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN 04312-2017DIGARN.PDF

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GSA 2 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN 05775-2017DIGARN.PDF

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GSA 3 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN GRUPO C 01811-2016DIGARN.PDF

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GSA 4 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN GRUPO D 02236-2016DIGARN.PDF

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GSA 5 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN GUPO E 01494-2016DIGARN.PDF

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GSA 6 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN GRUPO F 01493-2016DIGARN.PDF

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GSM 1 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN 05777-2017DIGARN.PDF

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GSM 2 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN 05774-2017DIGARN.PDF

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GSM 3 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN GRUPO A 01127-2016DIGARN.PDF

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GSM 4 LICENCIA AMBIENTAL MARN GRUPO B 01124-2016DIGARN.PDF

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0 - DIRECTORY.PDF

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1 ESTUDIO IMPACTO AMBIENTAL - HIDROELÉCTRICA POJOM II 2010.PDF

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2 ESTUDIO DE IMPACTO AMBIENTAL - DEFINICIÓN TRAZO FINAL POJOM II 2012.PDF

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3 ESTUDIO DE IMPACTO AMBIENTAL - SAN ANDRES 2012.PDF

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4 ESTUDIO DE IMPACTO AMBIENTAL - AMPLIACIÓN TRAZO FINAL SAN ANDRÉS 2013 LOW.PDF

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5 ESTUDIO DE IMPACTO AMBIENTAL - INNOVACIÓN NOROCCIDENTE 2011.PDF

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6 ESTUDIO DE IMPACTO AMBIENTAL - INNOVACIÓN NOROCCIDENTE 2015.PDF

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