42182-013: Renewable Energy Development and Network Expansion and Rehabilitation for Remote Communes Sector Project (Formerly Renewable Energy for Remote Commune

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The primary objective of the sector Project is to develop rural electrification and renewable energy in Viet Nam to benefit ethnic minority communities inhabiting remote and poorer parts of the country. The Project consists of two investment components: (i) development of mini-hydropower plants in mountain provinces, and (ii) network expansion and rehabilitation of distribution networks serving poor provinces. Component 1 of the Project will develop about 5-10 grid-connected run-of-river mini-h... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 42182-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7262
Loan No. 2517
Grant No. 0384
Approval Date 30 Mar 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 153,500
Geographical Location Lai Chau and Dien Bien, Quang Nam and Hue provinces, Tra Vinh and Soc Trang provinces, Quang Tri province
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: A

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Au Minh Tuan
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Viet Nam Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Central Power Corporation (Power Company 3)

Southern Power Corporation (Power Company 2)

Northern Power Corporation (Power Company 1)

PDS Creation Date
05 Aug 2008

Last PDS Update
25 Jul 2014

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