Release date: 13 December 2017
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
INTERCOMMUNALE VOOR SLIB- EN VUILVERWIJDERING VAN ANTWERPSE GEMEENTEN
Design, construction, operation and maintenance of a large-scale municipal solid waste (MSW) incineration plant with a capacity of up to 200 000 t/year, co-generating heat and electricity, located in Antwerp, Belgium.
The project will further contribute towards achieving the objectives of the EU waste management directives and the EU waste hierarchy, such as recovering useful energy from a residual non-recyclable waste fraction and diverting biodegradable waste from landfills, thereby reducing methane emissions. The project is considered eligible under Article 309 point (c) common interest (energy and environment).
- Solid waste - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
- Energy - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
Total cost (Approximate amount)
By virtue of its technical characteristics, the project is subject to a mandatory Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) under Annex I of EU Directive 2011/92/EU. An environmental permit application is under preparation and scheduled to be submitted in Q1/2018 to the competent authority. Furthermore, the promoter has submitted an environmental permit application to extend the validity of the environmental permit of the existing facilities, which otherwise would expire by 2020.
The Bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation, with publication of tender notices in the Official Journal of the European Union, as and where required.
Under appraisal - 30/10/2017
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).