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 assuming ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 44444-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 131,470
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Regional cooperation and integration
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Kaoru Ogino
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Energy

Last PDS Update
21 Apr 2014

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