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Yemen, Republic of - Al Mokha 60 MW Mocha Wind Park Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment : executive summary (English)

The objective of the Al Mokha 60 MW Mocha Wind Park Project is two-fold to demonstrate the operational feasibility of wind power by implementing the first wind power development project in Yemen; and to add 60 MW of clean energy to the national grid. The negative environmental and social impacts of the project are mainly limited and could be mitigated through available technologies normally offered by different suppliers. Negative impacts include: soil erosion, water pollution, air pollution, waste disposal, and traffic management. Mitigation measure include: 1) the project site and its surrounding comprise house distributed in three settlements inside and near the four project borders; 2) use the excavation waste for covering fresh waste in for dumpsite in an engineered manner; 3) allocate area for safe storage of fuels and hazardous substances; 4) sound disposal of empty drums of hazardous substances, and providing the adequate system for collecting garbage and sewage form construction staff camps; 5) provided the ear muffs in the noisy zones, organize the construction work between 07.00 to 18.00; and 6) preparation of traffic plan for transport, and to avoid the accident risk.

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  • Document Date

    2010/11/01

  • Document Type

    Environmental Assessment

  • Report Number

    E2811

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    2

  • Country

    Yemen, Republic of

  • Region

    Middle East and North Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2011/05/15

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Environmental and social impact assessment : executive summary

  • Keywords

    approach, calculation, carbon, carbon finance, Carbon financing, carbon funds, clean energy, Climate change, Description, emission, emission reduction, environmental, environmental impacts, environmental issues, generation capacity, grid will, Habitats, Indigenous Peoples, legislation, national grid, power curve, power sector, Renewable energy, Resettlement, rotor diameter, Safety, turbine, WIND, wind energy, wind energy potential, Wind Farm, wind farms, WIND PARK, wind power, wind power development, wind power generation, wind power potential, wind projects, wind resources

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Yemen, Republic of - Al Mokha 60 MW Mocha Wind Park Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment : executive summary (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/703441468171548583/Environmental-and-social-impact-assessment-executive-summary