Pakistan: Jamshoro Power Generation Project

Sovereign Project | 47094-002

Summary

The impact of the S-PPTA will be the enhancement of the energy supply in Pakistan. The outcome will be the completion of project due diligence. The S-PPTA will contribute to the processing of the Jamshoro Power Generation Project loan by preparing (i) an EIA, (ii) technical due diligence reports, and (iii) contracting strategy and bidding documents. Key activities include field visits to Jamshoro project site and Lahore, and finalization of EIA and technical due diligence reports and draft bidding documents.

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Project Name Jamshoro Power Generation Project
Project Number 47094-002
Country Pakistan
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8371-PAK: Jamshoro Power Generation Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
TA 8371-PAK: Jamshoro Power Generation (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
TA 8371-PAK: Jamshoro Power Generation Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Energy - Conventional energy generation - Energy efficiency and conservation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The impact of the S-PPTA will be the enhancement of the energy supply in Pakistan. The outcome will be the completion of project due diligence. The S-PPTA will contribute to the processing of the Jamshoro Power Generation Project loan by preparing (i) an EIA, (ii) technical due diligence reports, and (iii) contracting strategy and bidding documents. Key activities include field visits to Jamshoro project site and Lahore, and finalization of EIA and technical due diligence reports and draft bidding documents.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Bulk of the project preparatory work had been completed under ADB L2553 - PAK: Energy Efficiency Investment Program (EE) Tranche 1 including the preparation of the draft EIA, land acquisition and resettlement plan, and feasibility study. The proposed S-PPTA therefore is envisaged to finance only the environmental, technical, and procurement experts needed to undertake the final project preparatory work including: (i) completion of the feasibility studies, (ii) finalization of EIA report, and (iii) preparation of bidding documents.
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 Jamshoro, Sindh
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Information sharing and consultations have been conducted with environment NGOs, power plant staff, and communities in the vicinity of the power plant. Environmental aspects of the project, the EIA and the EMP, will be disclosed through public meetings and community consultations.
During Project Implementation Discussions with Jamshoro Power Company Limited, GENCO Holding Limited, Ministry of Water and Power, and other stakeholders have been held to refine feasibility study and will be continued for the drafting of the bidding documents. Public consultations were held to update the environmental impact assessment (EIA) study for the project.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The S-PPTA initially required 6 person-months (PM) of individual consulting services comprising of (i) 1-PM of an environment expert (International), (ii) 3-PM of power experts (2-PM International and 1-PM National), (iii) 1-PM of fuel expert (International), and (iv) 2 person-months of procurement specialist (1-PM International and 1-PM National). Following an increase in financing, additional 2.68 person-months of individual consulting services are engaged comprising of (i) 1-PM of mechanical/railway engineer (International), (ii) 1-PM of procurement specialist (International) and (iii) 0.68 person-month of coal logistics expert (National). Additional financing is provided for the engagement of (i) an international team of experts to prepare the required technical specifications in the bidding documents for the Jamshoro coal-fired power plant turnkey contract, and (ii) a resource person to facilitate discussions on rationalization of Sindh government environmental standards on particulate matters following the World Health Organization guidelines and international practices.

The consultants were recruited consistently with ADB Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and Its Borrowers (2013, as amended from time to time).

All consulting services have been completed. Draft bidding documents and technical specifications for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Jamshoro coal-fired power plant (CFPP) to be financed under the ensuing ADB financing (Loan 3090/3091/3092-PAK) have been prepared and handed over to the JPCL.

Responsible ADB Officer Megan Wolf
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
GENCO Holding Company LimitedMr. Muhammad Imran, Chief Executive Officerfdgenco2@yahoo.comRoom No. 197, WAPDA House, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam Lahore, Pakistan 54000
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 27 May 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2015

TA 8371-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 May 2013 - 27 May 2013 31 Oct 2013 31 Aug 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
525,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525,000.00 27 May 2013 416,417.99

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