Bangladesh: Power System Efficiency Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 37113-012

Summary

The TA will contribute to ensuring a sustainable, affordable, and reliable pwoer supply in Bangladesh, while improving efficiency in the power sector. The outcome of the TA is to develop a least-cost project design and feasibility studies agreed between the Government and ADB, along with a comprehensive power sector efficiency improvement program to be adopted by the Government.

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Project Name Power System Efficiency Improvement Project
Project Number 37113-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7242-BAN: Power System Efficiency Improvement Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will contribute to ensuring a sustainable, affordable, and reliable pwoer supply in Bangladesh, while improving efficiency in the power sector. The outcome of the TA is to develop a least-cost project design and feasibility studies agreed between the Government and ADB, along with a comprehensive power sector efficiency improvement program to be adopted by the Government.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Included in 2008 Country Operations and Business Plan for Bangladesh.
Impact The impact of the proposed TA (and outcome of the ensuing loan) will be increased power supply capacity and improved efficiency in the power sector.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the proposed TA is to develop a least-cost project design and feasibility studies agreed between the Government and ADB along with a power sector energy efficiency program to be adopted by the Government.
Progress Toward Outcome --
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The key outputs of the proposed TA will be (i) overall power sector assessment report in terms of energy efficiency; (ii) an update of electricity demand forecast to define medium-term investment requirements for energy efficiency improvements in power generation, transmission and distribution systems; (iii) a comprehensive power sector efficiency strategy and sub-sector specific action plans to address both supply and demand side management measures; (iv) a study report for initial benchmark indicators with regard to sector performance and efficiency; (v) an energy efficiency capacity development program; (vi) identification of candidate energy efficiency components for ADB financing; and (vii) a feasibility study report including scope of ensuing project; cost estimates; technical, financial, economic, and socioeconomic analysis; environmental analysis; social impact assessment.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location The entire country of Bangladesh.
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation TA has been completed. All activities envisaged under the TA have been implemented.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The services of the consulting firm and six individual consultants engaged for the Project are substantially completed.

The final report was received in June 2011.

Responsible ADB Officer Priyantha D.C. Wijayatunga
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Power Div-Min of Power, Energy & Mineral ResourcesBangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka
Bangladesh
Timetable
Concept Clearance 26 Aug 2008
Fact Finding 03 Sep 2008 to 11 Sep 2008
MRM -
Approval 20 Feb 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2012

TA 7242-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Feb 2009 16 Feb 2010 16 Feb 2010 31 Dec 2009 30 Jun 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 20 Feb 2009 890,255.27

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