India: Concentrated Solar Power Project

Sovereign Project | 45225-002

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The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is included in ADB's India Country Operations Business Plan (COBP) 2013-2015. The PPTA will carry out required project due diligence on technical, economic, financial, legal and safeguard aspects for the implementation of CSP suprojects under the Clean Energy Fund.

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Project Name Concentrated Solar Power Project
Project Number 45225-002
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8455-IND: Concentrated Solar Power Project
Clean Energy Fund - Multi-Donor US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Renewable energy generation - solar

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is included in ADB's India Country Operations Business Plan (COBP) 2013-2015. The PPTA will carry out required project due diligence on technical, economic, financial, legal and safeguard aspects for the implementation of CSP suprojects under the Clean Energy Fund.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy A project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is required to support the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) to structure the proposed Concentrated Solar Power Project and carry out required project due diligence on technical, economic, financial, legal and safeguard aspects. The PPTA will also assess and review the capacity requirements of SECI to facilitate and monitor implementation of concentrated solar power (CSP) sub-projects.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services A consulting firm will be recruited for the PPTA with total 11 positions and 38 person-months. Taking into consideration the complexity of the investment program, the firm will be recruited using quality and cost based selection methodology with a 90:10 technical-cost weighting based on a simplified technical proposal. The consulting firm will conduct technical, economic, financial, and governance due diligence, prepare project cost estimates, procurement plan and implementation schedule. The international environmental and social development specialists will be recruited on an individual basis to ensure that that they start their field activities at the right time in the process. Consultants will be recruited following Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and Its Borrowers, March 2013.
Responsible ADB Officer Antonio Lopez
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)Block No. 14, CGO Complex
Lodi Road, New Delhi 110003
Government of India
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 24 Sep 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2015

TA 8455-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Sep 2013 14 Nov 2013 14 Nov 2013 31 Oct 2014 31 Oct 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 24 Sep 2013 484,895.61

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