Nauru: Electricity Supply Security and Sustainability

Sovereign Project | 46455-002

Summary

Latest Project Documents

Consulting Notices

See also: CMS

No notices are currently available for this project.

Procurement Notices

See also: Operational Procurement

No notices are currently available for this project.

Procurement Documents


Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

Project Name Electricity Supply Security and Sustainability
Project Number 46455-002
Country Nauru
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0414-NAU: Electricity Supply Security and Sustainability Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 2.00 million
Grant 0424-NAU: Electricity Supply Security and Sustainability Project
Electricity Supply Sec. & Sustain.-NAU US$ 2.70 million
TA 8754-NAU: Tariff and Subsidy Policy Reform
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Energy - Energy utility services
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved livelihoods of Nauru households and businesses served by the NUC.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased reliability and lower cost of power generation in Nauru.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. New diesel-fired generation put into service to supply reliable base-load power for NUC.

2. Improvements to existing powerhouse structure, specifically repair/replacement of the existing roof and structural reinforcements.

3. Efficient project management services.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
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 Effective project implementation support to the Project Management Unit (PMU) will be provided by the design and supervision consultants (DSC) to be selected in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). The DSC will prepare detailed engineering designs, and bidding documents for all lots to be funded by ADB and EU grants; conduct bidding; respond to clarification requests; prepara a bid evaluation report; assist in negotiations; and supervise supply, construction and commissioning. The DSC will be recruited through fixed-budget selection, and will have an 18-month contract duration.
Procurement

All procurement of goods and works will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time). Except as ADB may otherwise agree, procurement of goods and works will be conducted through international competitive bidding procedures using ADB's standard bidding documents. The relevant sections of ADB's Anti-Corruption Policy (1998, as amended to date) will be included in all documents and contracts.

Procurement of goods, works and services will be conducted through contracts for: (i) the 2.6-3.0MW medium-speed diesel generator, auxiliaries, civil works, installation and training; and (ii) rehabilitation of the powerhouse roof.

The contract for the 2.6-3.0MW medium-speed diesel generator will include final design and engineering, supply and installation of equipment, construction works and commissioning, and an operations and maintenance knowledge transfer program for at least 1 year after plant commissioning.

The contract for the rehabilitation of the powerhouse roof will cover removal of existing roofing material, minor roof structure repairs and minor building repairs.

Responsible ADB Officer Pivithuru Indrawansa
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney, Australia
Executing Agencies
Ministry of FinanceGovernment Building
Nauru
Timetable
Concept Clearance 22 Nov 2013
Fact Finding 07 Jul 2014 to 12 Jul 2014
MRM 18 Aug 2014
Approval 07 Nov 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Jan 2015

Grant 0414-NAU

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Nov 2014 09 Feb 2015 16 Apr 2015 31 Dec 2016 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.84 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 2.00 07 Nov 2014 0.15 0.00 7%
Counterpart 0.84 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 07 Nov 2014 0.00 0.00 0%

Grant 0424-NAU

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Nov 2014 09 Feb 2015 16 Apr 2015 31 Dec 2016 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 07 Nov 2014 0.00 0.20 7%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 2.70 07 Nov 2014 0.00 0.00 0%

TA 8754-NAU

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Nov 2014 - 07 Nov 2014 31 Dec 2015 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 07 Nov 2014 0.00

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards
Title Document Type Document Date
Electricity Supply Security and Sustainability Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2014

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation

No documents found.


The Public Communications Policy (PCP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.