Client/Owner: Maindata Nigeria Limited Investor / Financier: Mainone Duration: March 2021 – August 2021 Project Value: 1. 5million USD Service Value: 11.6million NGN

Category:

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of Phase II Data Colocation Centre in Ogombo, Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos State, Nigeria. The ESIA was carried out meet Nigeria EIA Act 86 of 1992 now LFN Cap E12, 2004 regulations for major capital projects as well as align to the IFC Performance Standards, 2012.

BACKGROUND

Maindata Nigeria Limited (MDXi) operates truly carrier-neutral facilities harnessing MainOne’s network footprint to interconnect all major network providers in the region, enabling smaller internet service providers (ISPs) and virtual network operators connect to the data center whilst providing services to hosted customers.

With growth and subsequent increase in capacity utilization, the company intends to construct one-hundred and twenty (120) racks capacity prefabricated modular data center (DC).

An ESIA was thus commissioned to identify, mitigate and manage the environmental and social impacts associated with the 120 Racks data center project

SCOPE of WORK

  •  ESIA Registration
  •  Screening
  •  Scoping Workshop and Report
  •  EIA Terms of Reference Approval
  •   Baseline Sampling
  •  Impact Assessment
  •  ESIA Reporting
  • Public and Regulatory Review
  • Final Approval

Key Stakeholders

Federal Ministry of Environment, Lagos State Ministry of Environment, International Finance Corporation, Mainone

Notable Milestones

Successfully Completed Site Verification and scoping workshop

Successfully completed baseline data gathering and Laboratory Analysis ongoing