China, People's Republic of: MFF-Gansu Heihe Rural Hydropower Development Investment Program [(previously known as "Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development Project") Facility Concept]

Sovereign Project | 39652-013

Summary

The Investment Program will finance the construction of 2 medium-sized hydropower plants (HPPs) in the Heihe river cascade hydropower development scheme. The Investment Program's main impact will be to provide environmentally clean power supply in rural areas of the Gansu Province.

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Project Name MFF-Gansu Heihe Rural Hydropower Development Investment Program [(previously known as "Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development Project") Facility Concept]
Project Number 39652-013
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept 0008-PRC: MFF-Gansu Heihe Rural Hydropower Development Investment Program [(previously known as "Gansu Heihe Hydropower Development Project") Facility Concept]
Ordinary capital resources US$ 50.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Energy - Large hydropower generation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The Investment Program will finance the construction of 2 medium-sized hydropower plants (HPPs) in the Heihe river cascade hydropower development scheme. The Investment Program's main impact will be to provide environmentally clean power supply in rural areas of the Gansu Province.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Environmentally clean power supply supporting economic growth in the rural areas of Gansu Province.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Reliable, clean, and affordable hydropower supplied to rural consumers in Zhangye City of Gansu Province.
Progress Toward Outcome The MFF had been successfully implemented. The first tranche (Loan 2296-PRC) was closed in April 2010 with loan usage rate 99.96%. The second tranche (Loan 2408-PRC) was closed in March 2012 with loan usage rate 100%.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Hydropower developed, expanded and improved rural power network; and capacity developed in seeking carbon revenues from clean energy development, and integrating environment and social issues in the project cycle.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The MFF was completed in 2012. PCRs for both tranches were circulated.
Geographical Location The Investment Program is located in remote rural areas of Zhangye City of Gansu Province, a poor western province.
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 Investment Program will provide 2 person-months of international consulting services and 10 person months of national consulting services to assist PIA with the Project 1 implementation, especially in areas of compliance with safeguard issues, and in project monitoring, control and reporting. For Project 2, an assessment will be made by the PIA and the EA, on the person-months and nature of consulting services input required before the finalization of the second PFR. All consultants will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements for the selection and engagement of national consultants acceptable to ADB.
Procurement ADB will finance procurement of materials and equipment for the Investment Program, following ADB Guidelines for Procurement. Civil works will be procured under national competitive bidding procedure; equipment will be procured under international competitive bidding or local shopping or national competitive bidding procedures.
Responsible ADB Officer Xinjian Liu
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division PRC Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Gansu Provincial GovernmentMs. Zhang Xiaoping, Deputy Directorxpzhang@vip.sina.comNo. 136 Jinning Road Lanzhou City, Gansu Province People's Republic of China
Timetable
Concept Clearance 31 Aug 2006
Fact Finding 17 Jul 2006 to 01 Aug 2006
MRM 11 Sep 2006
Approval 13 Dec 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 13 Mar 2015

MFF Facility Concept

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 22.14 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 22.14 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

MFF Facility Concept 0008-PRC

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 72.14 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 22.14 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

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