Rural Energy Project

Date: December 2012
Document Type: Reports and Recommendations of the President
Project Number: 45303-001

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This report and recommendation of the president for the proposed Rural Energy Project in Cambodia describes the project terms and conditions for the approval of ADB's Board of Directors.

The project addresses both power and non-power energy supply in rural Cambodia through (i) electrifying up to 13,700 households in Svay Rieng Province by extending the 22 kilovolt medium-voltage sub-transmission line and the low-voltage distribution network and installing meters; (ii) promoting the use of up to 90,000 improved cookstoves with higher efficiency in rural areas of Kampong Cham Province; and (iii) developing the capacity of Electricity Authority of Cambodia which is the regulatory body overseeing the power sector.