37399-012: Preparing the Bhutan Power Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The TA is designed to (i) expand the nationwide power supply and extend electricity to remote rural households, and (ii) enhance regionwide energy efficiency and cross-border economic cooperation. These impacts of the TA will be achieved by preparing and strengthening comprehensive project design, feasibility assessment, financing plans, and implementation plans for three components: (i) rural electrification (8,934 households), (ii) interregional transmission links (45 km between Dhajay and G... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 37399-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4916
Approval Date 29 Jan 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,600
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Energy Sector Development
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Private sector development
Regional cooperation and integration
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Kaoru Ogino
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Energy

PDS Creation Date
18 Apr 2007

Last PDS Update
05 Mar 2013

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