Regional: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Power Trade Development

Sovereign Project | 47107-001 Status: Active

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Project Name South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Power Trade Development
Project Number 47107-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8619-REG: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Power Trade Development
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

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)

" All consultants have been fielded. Implementation is on going.

" Interim Outputs/Progress of the TA presented in the following meetings

" SAARC Energy Working Group Meeting, Colombo Sri Lanka 25-26 Aug 2014

" SASEC Energy Working Group Meeting, Kathmandu, Nepal, 5 Nov 2014

" Third SASEC Electricity Transmission Utility Forum (SETUF) Meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22-23 Oct 2015

" A technical/study visit to Nordpool, Oslo, Norway was conducted on 31 August 3 September 2015 with the participation of representatives from SASEC member countries.

" The next meeting (SETUF-4) to discuss the progress of the TA and the Draft Final Report is tentatively scheduled in May 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

" SAARC Energy Working Group Meeting, Colombo Sri Lanka 25-26 Aug 2014

" SASEC Energy Working Group Meeting, Kathmandu, Nepal, 5 Nov 2014

" Third SASEC Electricity Transmission Utility Forum (SETUF) Meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22-23 Oct 2015

During Project Implementation A study visit to Nordpool, Oslo, Norway was conducted last 31 August - 3 September 2015 with the participation of all the SASEC countries.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The TA will require the services of three (3) international consultants (Power System Economist, Power System Planning Specialist and a Senior Advisor) for a total of 15 person-months and a national Senior Program Analyst to support the consulting team for a total duration of 12 months, all on intermittent basis. The consulting services will be for a duration of 26 months from the start of the TA

ADB will recruit the consultants as individual consultants in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). Disbursements under the TA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook

Procurement Not applicable

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kaoru Ogino
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 17 Jun 2013
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2016

TA 8619-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Feb 2014 - 07 Feb 2014 31 Mar 2016 30 Sep 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 07 Feb 2014 261,774.57

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