41154-012: Energy Sector Capacity Building

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

Given Nepal's vast hydropower potential, the country's energy sector is poised to make a strong contribution to the country's economic development. But years of underinvestment in electricity generation have led to supply shortages. Investments have not kept up with growth in demand, which increases by 9%-10% annually. The Nepal Electricity Authority has performed poorly and incurred heavy financial losses. A poor regulatory environment has added to the sector's problems. Nepal's electricity sup... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 41154-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7628
Approval Date 27 Oct 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 600
Geographical Location Nepal
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Energy sector development and institutional reform
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Tika Ram Limbu
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy

PDS Creation Date
27 Aug 2010

Last PDS Update
05 Jun 2014

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