44444-013: 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. 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 to CO2 emissions is estimated as around 1,000,000 tons every year ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 44444-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 121,500
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)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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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
Druk Green Power Corporation

Tangsibji Hydro Energy Limited

Last PDS Update
16 Sep 2014

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