25136-013: Power Sector Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The main objective of the Project is to assist the Government and the Electric Power Corporation to undertake necessary policy changes, increase efficiency and viability throughout the power sector, and undertake the highest policy investment to augment the Afulilo hydropower scheme, in support of the country's energy sector development plan. In addition to the loan and the associated TA, power sector improvements will be fostered by continuing the long-term policy dialogue and implementing the ... Read More

Country Samoa
Project Number 25136-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status
Approval Number Loan No. 1886
Approval Date 17 Dec 2001
Closing Date 26 May 2006
Geographical Location The Afulilo hydropower project is a hydroelectric storage scheme located in the eastern part of the Upolu island.
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Large Hydropower
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Social development
Gender equity
Safeguard Categories Environment: A

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