Papua New Guinea: MFF: Town Electrification Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 41504-013

Summary

The proposed investment program will improve power supply in provincial urban centers through replacement of high-cost diesel power generation with sustainable renewable energy power generation. The investment program will include (i) construction of about six run-of-river hydropower plants to supply provincial centers, (ii) construction of transmission systems to connect provincial centers, and (iii) capacity building within the power utility and communities. Project preparatory technical assistance (TA) was used in project preparation.

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Project Name MFF: Town Electrification Investment Program
Project Number 41504-013
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept 0051-PNG: Town Electrification Investment Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 60.00 million
Ordinary capital resources US$ 60.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Energy - Renewable energy generation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed investment program will improve power supply in provincial urban centers through replacement of high-cost diesel power generation with sustainable renewable energy power generation. The investment program will include (i) construction of about six run-of-river hydropower plants to supply provincial centers, (ii) construction of transmission systems to connect provincial centers, and (iii) capacity building within the power utility and communities. Project preparatory technical assistance (TA) was used in project preparation.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The economic condition of the population in the targeted provincial centers has improved.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved utilization of reliable, clean power to six provincial urban centers
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Six renewable energy power plants put into operation by PPL

Transmission lines constructed and operated by PPL

Capacity building undertaken for implementing agency and project beneficiaries

The PMU renders efficient project management services

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
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 project will use QCBS for 1 contract.
Procurement The project will undertake international competitive bidding for 6 contracts, national competitive bidding for 1 contract and shopping for 2 contracts.
Responsible ADB Officer Muhammad Amir Ingratubun
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Papua New Guinea Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Energy Div of the Dept of Petroleum and EnergyP.O. Box 494
Waigani, NCD
Papua New Guinea
Timetable
Concept Clearance 27 May 2010
Fact Finding 07 Jun 2010 to 18 Jun 2010
MRM 11 Aug 2010
Approval 25 Nov 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 May 2010
Last PDS Update 24 Feb 2011

MFF Facility Concept

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

MFF Facility Concept 0051-PNG

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 150.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 120.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 30.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Title Document Type Document Date
Framework Financing Agreement for Town Electrification Investment Program between the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and Asian Development Bank Framework Financing Agreement Nov 2010
Town Electrification Investment Program Gender Action Plans Nov 2010
Town Electrification Investment Program Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2010
Town Electrification Investment Program Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Nov 2010
Town Electrification Investment Program Facility Administration Manual Oct 2010

Safeguard Documents

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Title Document Type Document Date
Town Electrification Investment Program: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework (as of Board approval) Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Nov 2010
Town Electrification Project Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Aug 2010
Town Electrification Project: Indigenous Peoples Plan: Divune Hydropower Plant Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Aug 2010
Town Electrification Project: Indigenous Peoples Planning Framework Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Aug 2010
Town Electrification Project: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Aug 2010
Town Electrification Project: Resettlement Plan: Divune Hydropower Plant Resettlement Plans Jun 2010

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