Nepal: Preparing Electricity Connectivity and Energy Efficiency Project I

Sovereign Project | 40553-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Preparing Electricity Connectivity and Energy Efficiency Project I
Project Number 40553-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7176-NEP: Preparing Electricity Connectivity and Energy Efficiency Project I
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome All three consultants envisaged under the Project and an additional financial and environmental specialist have been engaged. Assignments have been completed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) TA completed.
Geographical Location The entire country of Nepal.

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
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 TA will require the services of 1 international consultant for 3 person-months, and 2 domestic consultants for 6 person-months, for a total of 9 person-months. The international consulting team will include an international energy efficiency and loss reduction specialist, local environmental safeguard specialist and a local social safeguard specialist. ADB will recruit the consultants in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). All three consultants will be recruited individually.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Priyantha Cabral Wijayatunga
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Nepal Electricity Authority
Sanepa, Lalitpur


Concept Clearance 27 Oct 2008
Fact Finding 19 Oct 2008 to 22 Oct 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 21 Jan 2010
Last PDS Update 05 Aug 2011

TA 7176-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Nov 2008 - 19 Nov 2008 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 30,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 180,000.00 19 Nov 2008 125,743.74

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
Small Scale PPTA for Proposed Energy Access and Efficiency Improvement Project Environmental Assessment and Measures Sep 2009

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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