Azerbaijan: Renewable Energy Development (Biomass Cogeneration) Project

Sovereign Project | 47008-001 Status: Active

Summary

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Project Name Renewable Energy Development (Biomass Cogeneration) Project
Project Number 47008-001
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8364-AZE: Renewable Energy Development (Biomass Cogeneration) Project
Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Renewable energy generation - biomass and waste

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
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 Oghuz and Agjabedi regions

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholders will be consulted during the project preparation. PPTA Consultant has been engaged to undertake comprehensive analysis and stakeholders consultations (in accordance with ADB's Social Safeguard Policy) to factor in all land acquisition, resettlement and environmental considerations into projects design.
During Project Implementation Consultation and information sharing with local communities will be made. Necessary social safeguards and environmental analyses will be undertaken and updated once the design work is initiated for sub-projects. Relevant documentation will be approved by ADB before contractor could be mobilized to undertake construction activities at project sites. Collaboration with stakeholders will be promoted to ensure compliance with national standards as well as ADB policies.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

A PPTA Consultant (firm) comprising of international and national experts was engaged and mobilized in October 2014. The PPTA Consultant, among other tasks, will undertake necessary due diligence for processing the loan for the project, and assist the pre-implementation works. The PPTA will also adequately address the following aspects relating to the ensuing loan project: (i) improved policy and regulation framework for promotion of biomass cogeneration investment projects; and (ii) detailed loan executing agency capacity assessment, and suggested remedial action plan to build the executing agency and the implementing agency capacity to minimize procurement and financial management risks.

An Inception Report was submitted in February 2015 identifying possible options for renewable energy sources in AZE. An Interim Report was submitted in May 2015 and finalized in September 2015.

SAARES confirmed in early 2016 its commitment in promoting renewable energy (RE) development with a comprehensive development plan in place therefore a more thorough assessment is yet to be done by the Consultant.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Tianhua Luo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources
40 U.Hajibeyov str., Government House Bld.

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8364-AZE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 May 2013 05 Aug 2014 05 Aug 2014 31 Dec 2014 31 Dec 2016 -
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 08 May 2013 292,834.69

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