Regional: Needs Assessment and Development of the Solar Energy Program

Sovereign Project | 44102-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Needs Assessment and Development of the Solar Energy Program
Project Number 44102-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7510-REG: Needs Assessment and Development of the Solar Energy Program
Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Renewable energy generation - solar

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 Both the First and the Second Meetings of the ASEF brought together key policy makers and solar energy professionals from ADB member countries with major solar energy and smart grid manufacturers, developers, suppliers, industry associations and knowledge institutes. These meetings paved the way for the establishment of the ASEF as a not-for-profit knowledge society.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Under the TA, ADB hosted the First Meeting of the Asia Solar Energy Forum (ASEF) in July 2010, in Manila, brought together key policy makers and solar energy professionals from nearly 30 countries of ADB's member countries with major solar energy and smart grid manufacturers, developers, suppliers, industry associations and knowledge institutions. The Meeting initiated a dialogue and discussed ADB's role to support solar energy development in Asia and the Pacific.

The Second Meeting of the ASEF, which was held in December in Tokyo, Japan, was a follow-up on the outcome of the First Meeting of the ASEF, and with the key objective of establishing the Asia Solar Energy Forum as an independent, not-for-profit knowledge management platform.

Geographical Location Regional

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation was made with stakeholders from governments and the private sector, among others, at the high level dialogue for climate change in December 2009 at Copenhagen.
During Project Implementation On-going consultation with stakeholders from governments and the private sector.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Individual consultants: 19 person months of international consultants (i) Solar Energy Knowledge Management Specialist (ii) Energy Specialist (iii) Energy Financing Specialist (iv) Outreach Specialist 12 person months of domestic consultants (i) Logistics Coordinator (ii) Training Specialist

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Naoki Sakai
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division Sustainable Infrastructure Division, RSDD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 16 Dec 2009
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2009 to 25 Mar 2009
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 30 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2012

TA 7510-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Mar 2010 - 17 Mar 2010 31 Mar 2011 31 Mar 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 17 Mar 2010 765,571.66

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