42252-022: Rural Renewable Energy Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Rural Renewable Energy Development Project (the Project) will help Bhutan (i) expand rural electrification for all households, and (ii) sustain its operations and energy security, through a mix of clean energy supply sourced from hydropower, solar, wind, and biogas. The Project has four components: (i) on-grid rural electrification (RE), (ii) off-grid solar RE, (iii) establishment and grid-connection of pilot wind power generation mills, and (iv) a pilot program to promote biogas plants. The... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 42252-022
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0228
Approval Date 29 Oct 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 21,590
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Renewable Energy
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Takeshi Shiihara
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Energy

PDS Creation Date
07 Oct 2010

Last PDS Update
30 Mar 2014

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