Reference: 20170117
Release date: 1 September 2017

Promoter – Financial Intermediary

PUBLIC ENTITY(IES), CITY OF CZESTOCHOWA

Location

Description

The project will support eligible investment schemes in selected cities of the Silesia region. The loan will be structured as a Programme Loan for sub-loans supporting cities in the region.

Objectives

The project is expected to support urban development and infrastructure modernisation including climate action components. This will be achieved through investments mainly in the areas such as transport, water and waste, health, education, culture and other public infrastructure and services, including energy efficiency measures.

Sector(s)

Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)

PLN 800 million (EUR 188 million)

Total cost (Approximate amount)

PLN 2000 million (EUR 470 million)

Environmental aspects

Poland, as an EU Member State, has harmonised its environmental legislation in line with the relevant EU Directives 2011/92/EU Directive and 2001/42/EC). The bank's appraisal will focus on the promoter's environmental management capacity to properly apply the EU Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) directive 2001/42/EC, the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive 2011/92/EU, as well as the requirements of the Habitats and Birds Directives where appropriate. Compliance with the EU Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (recast) (2010/31/EU) will be further examined during appraisal.

Procurement

The bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project will be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation, Directive 2014/23/EU or 2004/18/EC, where applicable, as well as Directive 89/665/EEC as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with publication of tender notices in the Official Journal of the EU, as and where required.

Status

Approved - 18/10/2017

Disclaimer

Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).

Related tags

Poland Urban development Transport