36018-013: Electricity Market and Transmission Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to develop necessary infrastructure for the power sector restructuring, i.e. (i) to establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) so that the electricity generation is dispatched on a competitive basis to meet the power demand; and (ii) to upgrade the critical transmission lines and substations as required in the Transmission Development Plan to ensure the reliability of the power supply. Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 36018-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1984
Approval Date 19 Dec 2002
Closing Date 03 Aug 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 40,000
Geographical Location Luzon and Mindanao
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Installed energy generation capacity (megawatt equivalent) 1,246
Transmission lines installed or upgraded (kilometers) 117

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Rehan Kausar
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
National Transmission Corporation (TRANSCO)
Project Director

PDS Creation Date
04 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013