44219-014: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Power System Expansion Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will contribute to Nepal s energy development objectives by (i) scaling up the on-grid and off-grid renewable energy supply, (ii) facilitating cross-border power exchange, (iii) increasing access to renewable energy in rural areas, and (iv) building capacity for on-grid and off-grid power sector development. The on-grid components will be able to evacuate 2,000 MW of new generation outputs along the Kali Gandaki corridor and Marsyangdi corridor to the main load centers at Kathmandu ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 44219-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 8678
Loan No. 3139
Grant No. 0397
Grant No. 0398
Approval Date 04 Jul 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 180,500
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Regional cooperation and integration
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Zhang Lei
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
18 Jul 2014