43281-013: Tanahu Hydropower Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project has three main components: (i) a medium-sized hydropower plant of 140 megawatts (MW) with significant water storage facilities and associated transmission lines to evacuate the generated power; (ii) rural electrification and community development in the project area, and (iii) a reform and restructuring plan for the national utility, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). The project site is in the Seti River in the Tanahu district, about 150 kilometers (km) west of Kathmandu.... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 43281-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2991
Loan No. 2990
TA No. 8329
Approval Date 21 Feb 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: A

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Translated PDS

Responsible ADB Officer
Zhang Lei
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)

Tanahu Hydropower Limited

Ministry of Energy

Last PDS Update
01 Apr 2014

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