38628-022: Greater Mekong Subregion Northern Power Transmission Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will (i) construct 398 kilometers (km) of 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission lines with associated 115/22 kV substations, and erect about 1,100 km of new 22 kV medium- and low-voltage distribution lines to expand access to grid electricity to consumers in western Vientiane, Xaignabouli, and Phongsali provinces of the Lao PDR; (ii) provide nointerest credit to poor households in the project areas to help them connect to the distribution grid; and (iii) provide consulting services,includin... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 38628-022
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0195
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location Northern and Northeastern provinces
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Regional cooperation and integration
Social development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Phoxay Phommachanh
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Lao Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Electricite du Laos
Sisavath Thiravong

Ministry of Energy and Mines

Last PDS Update
20 May 2014

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