Project Data Sheet

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Project Name Outer Islands Electrification
Country Maldives
Project/Program Number 32036-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy Sector Development
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3232Japan Special Fund300

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


To determine suitable and cost-effective arrangements to electrify the outer islands; and to prepare a corresponding project for Bank financing.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Dec 14
Consulting Services
The study will require about seven person-months of international consultants and four person-months of domestic consultants with experience in diesel power generation; distribution planning and operations; power utility institutional organization; renewable energy resources; power system finance and economic analysis; and environmental, legal, regulatory and social analysis. The international consultants will be responsible for the overall study.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 03 Dec 1997
Fact-finding 14 Mar 1999 to 24 Mar 1999
Management Review Meeting
Approval 30 Jul 1999
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3232 30 Jul 1999 16 Aug 1999 16 Aug 1999 31 Mar 2001


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3232 300 300 300 0 300 0

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies State Electric Company Ltd.


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