Myanmar: Power Transmission and Distribution Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 46390-001 Status: Active

Summary

The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) a project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) to conduct due diligence and prepare the relevant project documents for an investment project prepare a feasibility study for rehabilitation and expansion of transmission and distribution networks in Myanmar.

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Project Name Power Transmission and Distribution Improvement Project
Project Number 46390-001
Country Myanmar
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8342-MYA: Power Transmission and Distribution Improvement Project
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.50 million
TA 8342-MYA: Power Transmission and Distribution Improvement Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) a project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) to conduct due diligence and prepare the relevant project documents for an investment project prepare a feasibility study for rehabilitation and expansion of transmission and distribution networks in Myanmar.

The project will prepare a comprehensive investment plan for the improvement of the power transmission and distribution systems in Myanmar and prepare a feasibility study for rehabilitation and expansion of existing system. The PPTA would: (i) assess the power demand projections and suggest expansion plan with investment requirements; (ii) assess the losses of Yangon City Electricity Supply Board (YESB) and Electricity Supply Enterprise (ESE) and its loss reduction program, and identify measures for loss reduction; (iii) assess capacity and staff skills in the power sector, identify training needs, and prepare short and long term training plan; (iv) identify an urgent rehabilitation and expansion of transmission and distribution projects. For the identified projects, the PPTA will undertake a feasibility study to (i) propose the project scope; (ii) prepare detailed engineering design and bidding documents; (iii) undertake the procurement and implementation capacity assessment of executing agencies (EAs) and implementing agencies (IAs); (iv) prepare cost estimates; (v) undertake economic and financial analyses; and (vi) complete social and environmental safeguards requirements.

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 During PPTA stage, the consultation and participation process will involve a stakeholder analysis followed by subsequent consultations with various groups. It is planned to conduct consultations at the household and community level, national level government officials, development partners, nongovernmental organizations, and commune- and village- level officials and beneficiaries. A series of focus group discussions will be undertaken as part of the socio-economic analysis.

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Consulting Services

The PPTA consultants have completed consulting services. Additional consulting services from individual consultants (financial specialist and transmission/substation specialist) completed.

TA Completion Date extended until 31 December 2017. Consulting services for additional assignments to be determined and advertised as necessary.

Procurement TA Completion Date extended until 31 December 2016. Procurement for computer software to be undertaken.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Thanh Bui
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Electric Power
No. B-07, Yadana Shwe Pyi St.,
Zaya Theidi Ward, Nay Pyi Taw

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 22 Mar 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Mar 2016

TA 8342-MYA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Mar 2013 29 Aug 2013 29 Aug 2013 30 Jun 2014 31 Dec 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,725,000.00 22 Mar 2013 1,266,036.22

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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