Bangladesh: Power System Expansion and Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1

Sovereign Project | 42378-015 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping Bangladesh boost its power supply to reduce the outages and shortages that are crippling the economy. The first tranche of the program will add 235 megawatts to the system by converting four single cycle, gas-fired power plants into more efficient combined cycle plants at Khulna, Baghabari, Sylhet, and Shahjibazar. It will also build transmission lines and substations.

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Project Name Power System Expansion and Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1
Project Number 42378-015
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0320-BAN: Power System Expansion & Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1
European Investment Bank US$ 7.00 million
Loan 2966-BAN: Power System Expansion & Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 185.00 million
Loan: Power System Expansion & Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1
Islamic Development Bank US$ 85.00 million
European Investment Bank US$ 91.00 million
Loan: Power System Expansion and Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1
European Investment Bank US$ 21.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy efficiency and conservation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Project implementation ongoing. Outcomes will be achieved after project's physical completion

Review mission fielded in November 2015.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

All procurement contracts have been awarded and construction is ongoing.

All consulting service contracts awarded except for the project implementation support for PGCB on National Grid 3 Project (NG3).

Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Aziz Yusupov
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Power Grid Company of Bangladesh, Ltd. (PGCB)
PGCB@CITECHCO.NET;_WEBSITE:WWW.PGCB.ORG
IEB Bhaban (4th Floor)
Ramna,Dhaka, Bangladesh
North-West Power Generation Co. Ltd.(NWPGCL)
Bidyut Bhaban, 1 Abdul Gani Road
Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Power Div-Min of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources
Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka
Bangladesh

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Mar 2016

Grant 0320-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Nov 2012 - - 31 Dec 2018 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 7.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 28 Nov 2012 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 7.00 28 Nov 2012 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 2966-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2012 03 Apr 2013 25 Jun 2013 31 Dec 2018 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 393.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 185.00 12 Dec 2012 172.96 0.00 93%
Counterpart 32.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 176.00 12 Dec 2012 109.34 0.00 59%

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