Thailand: Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency Measures in Thai Municipalities

Sovereign Project | 41326-012 Status: Closed



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Project Name Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency Measures in Thai Municipalities
Project Number 41326-012
Country Thailand
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7194-THA: Mainstreaming Energy Efficiency Measures in Thai Municipalities
Clean Energy Fund - Multi-Donor US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description tbd
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The impact of the TA is to improve Thailand's energy security and decrease the rate of greenhouse gas emissions by promoting EE initiatives in Thailand municipalities.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The key outcome will be strenghtened capacity of PEA to identify, design, finance, and implement municipal-level EE projects insecondary cities throughout Thailand. The pilot EE projects to be launched under the TA will included the retrofitting of municipal buildings and the upgrading of public street lighting.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The TA outputs will include: (i) the design and implementation of pikot municipal EE projects; (ii) innovative project financing arrangements; (iii) a plan for expanding and scaling-up of municipal EE projects throughout Thailand; and (iV) capacity building for PEA and municipalities to replicate and mainstream EE measures.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
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 be implemented by a team comprising two individual international consultants and a national consulting firm. The international consultants will consist of a team leader who is an EE expert and a project finance specialist who is also familiar with municipal finance in Thailand. The national consulting firm will have a proven track record in conducting energy audits and designing EE projects. The firm will provide a multidisciplinary team that includes a project coordinator, EE engineers, a project finance specialist, a legal advisor, a procurement specialist, a CDM specialist, and a workshop coordinator. It is estimated that the duration of the TA will be 24 months. The first 12 months will be used to design and implement the demonstration program, months 13 to 20 are for data collection on the energy and financial savings from the pilot EE projects, and months 20 to 24 are for conducting workshop, finalizing the action plans for replicating municipal EE projects and preparing the final reports.
Responsible ADB Officer Oranuch Jetwattana
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Thailand Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Provincial Electricity Authority
Mr. Pongsakorn Tontivanichchanon
Provincial Electricity Authority of Thailand
Concept Clearance 30 Jun 2008
Fact Finding 04 Aug 2008 to 08 Aug 2008
Approval 08 Dec 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 01 Aug 2008
Last PDS Update 16 Dec 2011

TA 7194-THA

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Dec 2008 26 Jan 2009 26 Jan 2009 31 Dec 2010 29 Feb 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 450,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,450,000.00 08 Dec 2008 738,818.02

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