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 both on-grid and off-grid RE supply, (ii) facilitating cross-border power exchange, (iii) increasing access to RE in rural areas, and (iv) building capacity for on-grid and off-grid power sector development. The on-grid components will facilitate delivery of new generation output to end-users and also allow cross-border power exchange once connected to the second 400 kV cross-border transmission line . The off... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 44219-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 180,500
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
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
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
08 Apr 2014