Regional: Ban Sok-Pleiku Power Transmission Project in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Sovereign Project | 41450-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Ban Sok-Pleiku Power Transmission Project in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Project Number 41450-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6481-REG: Preparing the Ban Sok-Pleiku Power Transmission Project in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change 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
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Consultant's draft final report (DFR) has been submitted and a tripartite meeting was held in September 2011 to discuss the findings and recommendations of DFR. Due diligence will also be done, specifically on environment. The revised final report is submitted in Feb 2012. Due to change in environemtal and social requirements by the governments of Lao PDR and Viet Nam, another separate work is underway.
Geographical Location From Ban Sok substation in South Lao PDR and to Plei Cu substation in Viet Nam.

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
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 PPTA will require about 48 person months of consulting services, including 22 person-months of international and 28 person-months of national consulting services. The consulting team will consist of power system planning, transmission line, substation, financial, economics, legal, environmental, and social development specialists.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Thanh Bui
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Xavier Humbert
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 17 Mar 2008
Fact Finding 14 Feb 2008 to 21 Feb 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Apr 2008
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2012

TA 6481-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Aug 2008 - 26 Aug 2008 01 Jun 2009 29 Feb 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,300,000.00 26 Aug 2008 997,733.25

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