Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 10 Jun 2008

Project Name Gansu Hydropower Project
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 34476-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location Gansu Province
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 Large Hydropower
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3730-0

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The objective of the proposed Project Preparatory Technical Assistance (PPTA) is to (i) assess the justification and technical design of the Project; (ii) check its economic and financial viability (including the adequacy of power tariffs); (iii) recommend measures to enhance the poverty impact of the Project; (iv) evaluate the soundness of the financial governance procedures in Gansu Electric Power Construction Investment and Development Company (GEPCIDC) and Gansu Hexi Hydropower Development Company (GHHDC); (v) incorporate appropriate environmental impact mitigation measures and prepare a resettlement program as needed; and (vi) advise on the scope of the project components. The PPTA will provide all necessary inputs needed to prepare the Project for ADB 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 Jul 03
Consulting Services
About 20 person-months of international consultants and 25 person-months of domestic consultants will be required.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 01 Mar 2001 to 07 Mar 2001
Management Review Meeting
Approval 27 Sep 2001
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3730 27 Sep 2001 23 May 2002 23 May 2002 31 Aug 2002 31 May 2003


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 3730 660 660 650 10 650 10

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Energy Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Gansu Provincial Government


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