41504-013: MFF: Town Electrification Investment Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


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 ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 41504-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 0051
Approval Date 25 Nov 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 120,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable Energy
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Muhammad Amir Ingratubun
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Papua New Guinea Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Energy Div of the Dept of Petroleum and Energy

PDS Creation Date
10 May 2010

Last PDS Update
16 Jan 2014

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