Azerbaijan: Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 42401-014 Status:

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Project Name Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program
Project Number 42401-014
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept: MFF Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 750.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy efficiency and conservation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects No major environmental safeguards issues are envisaged under the investment program.
Involuntary Resettlement No major social safeguards issues are envisaged under the investment program.
Indigenous Peoples No indigenous peoples will be affected by the investment program.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Series of public consultation including focus group discussions covering 6 districts of Soumgayit regency were conducted in the months of February to April 2010 in the strategic locations covered by the investment program. The objectives of C&P were: (i) disseminate project information; (ii) create awareness among the affected persons (APs) and elicit response from the public; (iii) seek the opinions of the public; and (iv) resolve the potential issues that would affect the common property and religious structures. Different categories of stakeholders have attended in focus group discussions at the village level like the project affected persons (APs) government officials, opinion leaders, among others. Informed and explained to them were the project features, about operational and safety requirements to the people in the locality, concerns and perceptions on the adverse impacts on their property and assets, livelihood, access to public facilities and common property resources, etc. Disclosed during the consultations were the social and environmental impacts and resettlement and rehabilitation issues.
During Project Implementation Public consultations

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Azerishiq will recruit all consulting services to be financed under the Investment Program in compliance with Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (April 2010, as amended from time to time). Consultants will be recruited following the quality- and cost-based selection method using a quality:cost ratio of 90:10.
Procurement Azerishiq will carry out all procurements to be financed under the Investment Program in compliance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (April 2010, as amended from time to time). Azerishiq will follow international competitive bidding (ICB) procedure for works contracts estimated to cost the equivalent of US$10 million or more, and goods contracts estimated to cost the equivalent of US$ 500,000 or more. Azerishiq will use national competitive bidding (NCB) procedure for works contracts estimated to cost less than US$10 million and for goods contracts estimated to cost less than US$500,000. ADB's standard bidding documents (SBD) will be used for all procurements.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Tianhua Luo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Azerishiq OJSC
13, A. Bakikhanov Street AZ1065 Baku, Azerbaijan

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

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