Viet Nam : Municipal Waste-to-Energy Project
Wong, Yee To
Private Sector Operations Department
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|Project Name||Municipal Waste-to-Energy Project|
|Borrower / Company||CHINA EVERBRIGHT INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
|Country / Economy||Viet Nam
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy / Renewable energy generation - biomass and waste
|Gender||Some gender elements|
|Responsible ADB Department||Private Sector Operations Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Portfolio Management Division, PSOD|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Wong, Yee To|
|Objectives and Scope||CEIL aims to develop and invest in WTE projects with a combined capacity of up to 7,500 tons of MSW daily in Viet Nam. Each WTE plant will treat MSW, recover waste heat for power generation and supply to the local grid, purify waste gas, and treat leachate. By 2028, 2.5 million tons of MSW will be treated per year, 790 GWh of electricity will be generated annually, and approximately 787,300 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) emissions will be avoided on average per year.|
|Status of Development Objectives||Developing|
|Status of Operation/Construction||The first project, Can Tho Project, has been fully operational since November 2019. ADB is working towards making further disbursements under the facility.|
|Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
ADBs Midterm Review of Strategy 2020 outlined 10 strategic priorities of ADB operations to address the development challenges in Asia and the Pacific Islands. The project supports three of those priorities: (i) environment and climate change, (ii) infrastructure development, and (iii) private sector development and operations.
ADBs country partnership strategy for Viet Nam, 2016-2020 aims to foster inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth. The project is aligned with two of the three pillars of the strategy; (i) increasing the inclusiveness of infrastructure and service delivery; and (ii) improving environmental sustainability and climate change response.
The project aligns with ADBs energy policy which encourages interventions designed to shift reliance on fossil fuel sources for energy to renewable forms of energy to slowdown the growth of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and help countries achieve energy self-sufficiency.
The project is aligned with the commitments made by Viet Nam to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||The project entails a loan for general corporate finance and although specific subprojects have not yet been identified they are expected to be category B for environment, as the technologies and systems that will be used in the subprojects are technologically mature and proven capable of minimizing emissions to meet the stringent EU2010 emission standards. The subprojects are unlikely to have significant adverse environmental impacts that are irreversible, diverse, or unprecedented.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||The project is classified as category B involuntary resettlement. CEIL is planning smaller MSW WTE plants in Viet Nam than those it owns and operates in the PRC, which have variously caused major, non-major and no involuntary resettlement impacts. While subproject facilities in Viet Nam are not expected to require significant involuntary economic and physical displacement, government land grants for each concession in the form of land use rights may still produce non-major involuntary displacement impacts on residents or land users.|
|Indigenous Peoples||The project is classified as category C for indigenous peoples. The project is not expected to directly or indirectly affect the dignity, human rights, livelihood systems, or culture of the country's 53 recognized ethnic minority groups, which are concentrated mostly in the country's mountainous rural areas. Subprojects will be in urban and peri-urban areas where no distinct or vulnerable ethnic minority groups are expected to be adversely or beneficially affected.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation|
|Concept Clearance||13 Dec 2016|
|Credit Committee Meeting||20 Oct 2017|
|Approval||01 Dec 2017|
|Last PDS Update||09 Aug 2022|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Municipal Waste-to-Energy Project: Annual Environmental and Social Performance Report||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Aug 2020|
|Municipal Waste-to-Energy Project: Report and Recommendation of the President||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Nov 2017|
|Dự án chuyển đổi rác thải đô thị thành năng lượng : Bảng Dữ liệu Dự án||Translated PDS||Oct 2017|
|Municipal Waste to Energy Project: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Jul 2017|
Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Municipal Waste-to-Energy Project: Can Tho Waste-to-Energy Plant Environmental and Social Monitoring Report (January-December 2020)||Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports||May 2021|
|Municipal Waste to Energy Project: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment||Environment and Social Impact Assessments||Oct 2019|
Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation
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ADB, China Everbright International Facilitate Clean Waste-to-Energy PPP in Viet NamADB today signed a $100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in primary and secondary cities in the Mekong Delta.