47037-004: Green Power Development and Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1

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In recent years Sri Lanka,has improved its energy sector and achieved a national electrification ratio of 94% (2012) as compared with 29% in 1990. However, a longer-term challenge is to reduce its high dependence on expensive fossil fuel energy. The energy sector struggles to (a) meet growing demand for electricity at a low cost and acceptable reliability rates, and (b) attain long term sustainability. The share of thermal oil-fired energy in the power generation mix has increased from 6% in 199... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 47037-004
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Mukhtor Khamudkhanov
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
18 Jul 2014