Advisory Technical Assistance for Power Sector Institutional Strengthening in the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Date: October 2004
Type: Evaluation Reports
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ADB funds and products; Capacity development; Evaluation; Energy
Series: Technical Assistance Performance Evaluation Reports
Project Number: 34343-012

Description

In December 1995, the Government of Viet Nam adopted the comprehensive Power Sector Policy. The policy, which was updated in August 1997, outlined a reform strategy for (i) commercializing power sector institutions; (ii) developing a regulatory framework, including an electricity law; (iii) adopting cost-based tariffs; (iv) promoting private sector participation; (v) increasing rural access to electricity; and (vi) undertaking demand-side management. This technical assistance (TA) performance audit report evaluates five advisory TAs supporting these institutional development objectives in Viet Nam’s power sector.