Fiji: Preparing the Renewable Power Sector Development Project

Sovereign Project | 39521-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Preparing the Renewable Power Sector Development Project
Project Number 39521-012
Country Fiji
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4764-FIJ: Preparing the Renewable Power Sector Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
TA 4764-FIJ: Renewable Power Sector Development Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 250,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform - Renewable energy generation - biomass and waste - Renewable energy generation - small hydro - Renewable energy generation - solar - Renewable energy generation - wind

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Viti Levu, Fiji Islands

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A team of consultants will be engaged by ADB to provide 19 person-months of international and 7 person-months of domestic consulting services over a 7-month period commencing in March 2006 with expected completion in September 2006. The team will be composed of (i) a project coordinator and procurement specialist (international, 3 person-months), (ii) a power system planner (international, 3 person-months), (iii) a financial analyst (international, 3 person-months), (iv) an economic analyst (international, 2 person-months), (v) environmental assessment specialists (international, 3 person-months; domestic, 3 person-months), (vi) a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) specialist (international, 1 person-month), (vii) climate change adaptation analysts (international, 1 person-month; domestic, 1person-month), and (viii) stakeholder participation, resettlement, and social analyst (international, 3 person-months; domestic, 3 person-months).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Anthony Maxwell
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Works and Energy
Private Mail Bang


Concept Clearance 23 Dec 2005
Fact Finding 12 Dec 2005 to 16 Dec 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Mar 2006
Last PDS Update 10 May 2010

TA 4764-FIJ

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
31 Jan 2006 08 Feb 2006 08 Feb 2006 30 Sep 2006 30 Dec 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
900,000.00 0.00 280,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,180,000.00 31 Jan 2006 666,888.22

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