China, People's Republic of: Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project

Sovereign Project | 28212-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project
Project Number 28212-013
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1922-PRC: Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 144.00 million
Loan: Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project
China Development Bank US$ 275.80 million
Agricultural Bank of China, PRC US$ 117.30 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Large hydropower generation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The recent review mission visited the Project site and reviewed its environmental and social safeguards and has found it to be satisfactory. On involuntary resettlement, there is no complaint received from the affected people and nongovernmental organizations. Although the resettlement progress for Nahaoting is slow, the remaining resettlement works are being conducted satisfactorily. Roads are under construction and house construction thereafter. It is expected that relocation activities for Nanhaoting village will be completed by March 2013.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The power plant has been fully operational since February 2009. Partial loan cancellation was made on 4 September 2012 on the request of the Borrower. The loan closing date had to be extended to 30 June 2013 to complete the relocation of the affected households.

To prepare for the closing of the Loan account, EAEN review mission will be fielded to review the project's compliance with loan covenants on environmental and resettlement issues.

Geographical Location Jingxing County, Hebei Province

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The environmental performance of the project against the environmental management plan is satisfactory.
Involuntary Resettlement No complaint received from the affected people and nongovernmental organizations. Although the resettlement progress for Nanhaoting is slow, the remaining resettlement works have been conducted satisfactorily.
Indigenous Peoples NA
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services International consultants will be engaged to assist Hebei Electric Power Company (HEP) in detailed design, preparation of bid documents, bid evaluation, implementation supervision, monitoring and evaluation of environmental mitigation measures, the resettlement program, and social and poverty impact, and the training of HEP/ZPSC staff. Advance recruitment action to expedite project implementation was approved on 28 May 2002.
Procurement All procurement under the Project will be in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Procurement of materials and equipment with a contract value of more than $500,000 equivalent will be undertaken under international competitive bidding procedures, while procurement with a contract value of $500,000 equivalent or less will be done under international shopping procedures. Advance action for procurement was approved on 28 May 2002.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Pradeep Perera
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Hebei Electric Power Company
Mr. Zhao Guiyuan
zhao-gy@zhw.hbpc.com.cn
Ceyu, Jingxing County, Hebei Province, PRC

Timetable

Concept Clearance 13 Mar 1998
Fact Finding 25 Feb 2002 to 12 Mar 2002
MRM 28 May 2002
Approval 18 Oct 2002
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2013

Loan 1922-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Oct 2002 28 Aug 2003 16 Jan 2004 31 Dec 2009 30 Jun 2013 11 Jul 2013
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 774.90 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 144.00 18 Oct 2002 119.83 0.00 88%
Counterpart 237.80 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 393.10 18 Oct 2002 135.95 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project Project/Program Completion Reports Aug 2014

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Power Plant Project: Monitoring Report on Relocation of Nanhaoting Village (March 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Mar 2014
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Quarterly Evaluation Report on Environmental Management and Environmental Ecology (General Annual Report of 2011-2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Supplementary Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Dec 2012
Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Power Plant Project Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (2010-2011) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2011
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (2009) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2009
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: 2008 First Semiannual Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2008
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: 2007 Annual Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2008
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2006) Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2006
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2006) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2006
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (2005) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2006
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2005) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2005
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (2004) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2005
Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Apr 2002

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
People’s Republic of China: Hebei Zhanghewan Pumped Storage Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Aug 2015

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