45048-001: Regulatory and Governance Reform for Improving Water and Electricity Supply in Nauru

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Description

The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Environment is responsible for the regulation of the utilities sector, but it does not operate within a clear regulatory framework. This limits its ability to effectively perform its regulatory oversight role. For many years, electricity was free in Nauru. Metering was introduced in 2009 but electricity charges do not cover all the costs of running the utility. The utilities authority, for example, received a fuel subsidy of approximately A$6 million in 200... Read More

Country Nauru
Project Number 45048-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7873
Approval Date 29 Sep 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 200
Sector / Subsector Classification Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
/ Water Supply and Sanitation

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Milovan Lucich
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney, Australia

Last PDS Update
08 Oct 2013

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