Nepal: Preparing Hydropower Development for Energy Crisis

Sovereign Project | 43281-012

Summary

A project preparatory TA (the PPTA) will be attached to the Detailed Engineering Study mainly to promote project structuring and safeguard requirements as the Study covers only technical aspects. To improve overall project preparedness for complex hydropower development, the PPTA will conduct thorough due diligence and concrete preparatory works mainly for financial structuring, institutional setup, safeguard planning and advance actions, and bid documentation

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Project Name Preparing Hydropower Development for Energy Crisis
Project Number 43281-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7590-NEP: Preparing Hydropower Development for Energy Crisis
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Energy - Large hydropower generation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description A project preparatory TA (the PPTA) will be attached to the Detailed Engineering Study mainly to promote project structuring and safeguard requirements as the Study covers only technical aspects. To improve overall project preparedness for complex hydropower development, the PPTA will conduct thorough due diligence and concrete preparatory works mainly for financial structuring, institutional setup, safeguard planning and advance actions, and bid documentation
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Clean enegy development is one of focuses under the country partnership strategy.
Impact Increased generation capacity to sustain inclusive growth
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Financing and implementation of ensuing physical project of the Upper Seti hydropower development
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs (i) Financial and economic viability assessment, (ii) project institutional and financial arrangement, (iii) environmental and social safeguard planning and advance actions, and (iv) technical bid documents
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will require 83 person-months of consulting services (48 international and 35 national) comprising Power Sector Management Specialist (international, 6.5 person-months), Financial Specialist (international, 4.0 person-months; national, 2.0 person-months), Economist (international, 1.0 person-months; national, 2.0 person-months), Environment Specialist (international, 3.5 person-months; national, 4.0 person-months), Social Development Specialist (international, 4.5 person-months; national, 6.0 person-months), Legal and Contractual Specialist (international, 1.5 person-months), Communication Development Specialist (international, 3.0 person-months; national, 5.0 person-months), Community Development Specialist (national, 4.0 person-months), Hydropower Planning Engineer (international, 6.5 person-months; national, 6.0 person-months), Hydrological Engineer (international, 4.5 person-months), Construction Planning Engineer (international, 4.5 person-months; national, 6.0 person-months), Electrical Enginner (international, 4.5 person-months), and Mechanical Engineer (international, 4.0 person-months).
Responsible ADB Officer Kaoru Ogino
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Nepal Electricity AuthoritySanepa, Lalitpur
Nepal
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Mar 2010
Fact Finding 23 Feb 2010 to 04 Mar 2010
MRM -
Approval 02 Sep 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 26 Mar 2015

TA 7590-NEP

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Sep 2010 28 Sep 2010 28 Sep 2010 30 Sep 2012 31 Dec 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 2,000,000.00 360,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,360,000.00 02 Sep 2010 1,992,552.56

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