China, People's Republic of: Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development

Sovereign Project | 39652-012 Status: Closed

Summary

The Project will include development of 2 hydropower subprojects at Erlongshan and Dagushan sites for a total of 110 megawatt (MW) capacity; annual electricity generation of 450 giga watt-hour (GWh). Under the PPTA, the consultant will (i) review, optimize and upgrade the feasibility report; (ii) verify that the proposed project is a least-cost option for capacity addition in the Hexi power grid; (iii) identify measures to improve the rural electricity supply in project area; (iii) prepare outline bid documents for procurement of plant and equipment; (iv) identify potential for carbon emission reduction under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and other incentives available under Global Environment Fund (GEF); (v) examine policy issues that will accelerate and streamline hydropwoer development in Gansu Province; and (vi) prepare a project loan proposal for ADB consideration, including the necessary documents under the safeguard policy.

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Project Name Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development
Project Number 39652-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4783-PRC: Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Large hydropower generation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The Project will include development of 2 hydropower subprojects at Erlongshan and Dagushan sites for a total of 110 megawatt (MW) capacity; annual electricity generation of 450 giga watt-hour (GWh). Under the PPTA, the consultant will (i) review, optimize and upgrade the feasibility report; (ii) verify that the proposed project is a least-cost option for capacity addition in the Hexi power grid; (iii) identify measures to improve the rural electricity supply in project area; (iii) prepare outline bid documents for procurement of plant and equipment; (iv) identify potential for carbon emission reduction under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and other incentives available under Global Environment Fund (GEF); (v) examine policy issues that will accelerate and streamline hydropwoer development in Gansu Province; and (vi) prepare a project loan proposal for ADB consideration, including the necessary documents under the safeguard policy.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
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

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B

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 following experts will be required in the first part:

A. International

(i) a hydropower expert (1 person month); (ii) social/poverty specialist (1.5 person-months); and (iii) an economist (1.5 person months)

B. Domestic

(i) a hydropower expert (2 person mos.); (ii) social/poverty specialist (3 person mos); (iii) an economist (2 person mos); (iv) a financial analyst (2 person mos); (v) an environmental specialist (1 person mo).

For the second part of TA activities, ADB will recruit a consulting firm using the bio-data technical proposal through QCBS process. The following experts will be required in the second part.

A. International

(i) a hydropower expert (2 person mos); (ii) a geologist (1 person mo); (iii) an economist (1 person mo.); (iv) an environmental specialist (1 person mo); and (v) a financial analyst (1 person mo).

B. Domestic

(i) a hydropower expert (3 person mos); (ii) geologist (3 person mos); (iii) social/poverty specialist (3 person mos); (iv) an economist (2 person mos); (v) a financial analyst (2 person mos); and (vi) an environmental specialist (3 person mos)

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ashok Bhargava
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Gansu Provincial Finance Bureau
Ms. Zhang Xiaoping, Deputy Director
International Division 616, West Donggang Road Lanzhou, Gansu, China 730000

Timetable

Concept Clearance 15 Feb 2006
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2006 to 17 Mar 2006
MRM -
Approval 28 Apr 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 18 Jul 2006

TA 4783-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Apr 2006 31 May 2006 31 May 2006 28 Feb 2007 31 Dec 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 28 Apr 2006 499,225.59
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development Project Consultants' Reports Oct 2007
Preparing the Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Apr 2006

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.

Title Document Type Document Date
Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development Project: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks May 2006
Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Apr 2006

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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