ACWA 1,500 MW Syrdarya CCGT Project – Construction Environmental Monitoring Report (initial stage)
The Construction Environmental and Social Management Plan (CESMP) sets out CGGC intentions regarding E&S management for the construction of the ACWA Power Syrdarya 1,500 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) Power Project (the Project), in Uzbekistan. The Project is being developed by ACWA Power that has entered into a 25-year PPA with NEGU.
The purpose of the Environmental monitoring report (EMR) is to record environmental impacts resulting from the project construction activities, to ensure implementation of the mitigation measures in order to reduce adverse impacts and enhance positive impacts from specific project activities, and to confirm the project compliance with national environmental standards and lender requirements. The EMR covered October 6, 2020 - January 14, 2021 time period and it was the 1st EMR for the project’s construction period.
CESMP for ACWA Power Syrdarya 1500 MW CCGT IPP
- Fulfil the CESMP according to the relevant volumes of ESIA including air emissions and air quality, noise and vibration control, water resources and water environment, terrestrial ecology, soils geology and groundwater, waste management, wastewater discharges, traffic and transportation, light pollution, chance finds
- Develop Socio economic part chapter including socio-economics, employment and local hiring and procurement, community health, safety and security, worker welfare, worker accommodation and security, emergency preparedness and control, COVID-19
- Develop Local requirements and procedures chapter
Environmental Monitoring Report (initial stage). The report was focused on monitoring and reporting information that is required under the Project’s authorizations and permits. The following subjects were addressed during the environmental monitoring:
- Waste management practices and adequacy of disposal/recycling methods
- All relevant permits in place
- Fuel consumed
- Emissions to air and water
- Accommodation for workers
- Management of impacts from ongoing activities