Support to the preparation of Environmental & Social Management Plans (ESMPs) for PV Plants in Benban, Aswan

  • Environics was commissioned to provide technical support to the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) team responsible for developing two PV plants at Benban, Aswan. The aim of the assignment was to close the environmental and social gaps, and meet the requirements of the lenders concerning the project’s ESMPs.
  • Environics scope of work for this assignment entailed:
    • Revising the EPC’s subcontractor E&S plans in relation to the Facility Management Company’s (FMC; Scatec Solar) plans approved by lenders and developers, as well as IFC & EBRD requirements.
    • Providing feedback and comments on each individual plan
    • Establishing and implementing a common structure in the management plans to ensure all critical components (such as roles & responsibilities and monitoring procedures) are consistently outlined in all plans
    • Finaliing the plans listed below at a standard acceptable by the lender by completing the missing content as identified in the context of FMC plans or otherwise, based on project-specific details to be provided by the subcontractor:
      • Workers’ Accommodation Plan.
      • Water Utilization & Wastewater Management Plan.
      • Waste & Hazardous Material Management Plan.
      • Dust and Air Emissions Management Plan.
      • Labor Management Plan.

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