Azerbaijan: Renewable Energy Development

Sovereign Project | 39622-012 Status: Closed

Summary

The Project will reduce regional imbalance of economic growth through provision of reliable and environmentally clean energy.

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Project Name Renewable Energy Development
Project Number 39622-012
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4726-AZE: Renewable Energy Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
A.T.F. - Finnida Grant US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Renewable energy generation - geothermal - Renewable energy generation - small hydro

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The Project will reduce regional imbalance of economic growth through provision of reliable and environmentally clean energy.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The country strategy aims for more balanced regional development in Azerbaijan by strengthening rural infrastructure and services. Consistent with the country strategy the proposed project will aim for improved power infrastructure in selected regional areas.
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nachichevan region and Absheron Peninsula.

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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

The team of international consultants (16 person months) and domestic consultants (34 person months) will be required.

I. First Phase of TA Activities

A. International Consultants

(i) Renewable Energy Development Specialist (4 person months)

(ii) Institutional Development Specialist (2 person months)

(iii) Power Economist (2 person months)

(iv) Financial Analyst (1.5 person months)

(v) Social/Poverty Speciaist (0.5 person month)

Domestic Consultants

(i) 2 Renewable energy development specialists (4 person months each)

(ii) Institutional development specialist (3 person months)

(iii) Power economist (3 person months)

(iv) Financial analyst (3 person months)

(v) Social/poverty specialist (2 person months)

II. Second and Final Phase of TA Activities

International Consultants:

(i) Renewable Energy Development Specialist (2 person months)

(ii) Power Economist (1 person month)

(iii) Financial Analyst (1.5 person months)

(iv) Social/Poverty Specialist (0.5 person month)

(v) Environmental Specialist (1 person month)

Domestic Consultants:

(i) 2 Renewable energy development specialists (2 person months each)

(ii) Institutional development specialist (1 person month)

(iii) Power economist (3 person months)

(iv) Financial Analyst (3 person months)

(v) Social/Poverty specialist (1 person month)

(vi) Environmental specialist (3 person months)

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Tianhua Luo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Industry and Energy
Mr. Rafig M. Aliyev, Head of Economic Department
Ministry of Industry and Energy, Zardabi St., 88 AZ 1012, Baku

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 17 Oct 2005 to 23 Oct 2005
MRM -
Approval 12 Dec 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Mar 2006
Last PDS Update 18 Jul 2007

TA 4726-AZE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2005 26 May 2006 26 May 2006 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 12 Dec 2005 439,321.18
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Renewable Energy Development Project TA Completion Reports Jul 2008
Renewable Energy Development Project Consultants' Reports Dec 2007
Preparing the Renewable Energy Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2005

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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