44405-012: Tariff Reform and Inter-sectoral Allocation of Natural Gas

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Description

Bangladesh economy has been growing at an average rate of 6% in recent years and power shortages have been often cited as one of the main critical constraints for realizing the full growth potential of Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been experiencing power shortages as a result of the inadequate generation capacity; in 2009 the dependable power generation capacity was 3,800 MW whereas the peak demand was 5,500 MW. This has resulted in a peak deficit of 1,700 MW. About 54% of the power is generated u... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44405-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7758
Approval Date 08 Dec 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 225
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Energy Sector Development
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Herath M. Gunatilake
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources

Last PDS Update
03 Oct 2013

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