44444-012: Green Power Development Project II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project outputs include (i) operation of a 118 MW run-of-the-river Nikachhu hydropower plant and its associated transmission lines, and (ii) enhanced institutional capacity of DGPC in financial, social, and environmental terms. The project will generate power of 903,490 MWh on the average annually. Power generated is expected to be exported outside Bhutan. Given that clean and renewable power export will be counted as carbon saving, the resulting reduction of greenhouse gases equivalent ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 44444-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7887
Approval Date 10 Oct 2011
Sector Energy
Subsector Large hydropower generation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)

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Responsible ADB Officer
Kaoru Ogino
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Tangsibji Hydro Energy Limited

Druk Green Power Corporation

Last PDS Update
09 Apr 2014

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