37399-013: Green Power Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Green Power Development Project has two components: (i) regional clean power trade, and (ii) renewable energy access for the poor. Under the first component, the Dagachhu hydropower development (a 126-megawatt [MW] run-of-river type) aims to export power from Bhutan to India through the existing grid to India. The rural electrification component will provide access to electricity sourced from hydropower to 8,767 households and facilities with grid extensions, and electricity sourced from sol... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 37399-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 7157
Loan No. 2463
Loan No. 2464
Grant No. 0119
Grant No. 0141
Approval Date 29 Oct 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 106,768
Geographical Location Bhutan
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Renewable Energy
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Private sector development
Regional cooperation and integration
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Takeshi Shiihara
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Druk Green Power Corporation
Mr. Chhewang Rinzin

PDS Creation Date
11 Nov 2008

Last PDS Update
16 Apr 2014

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