Yap Renewable Energy Development Project

Date: May 2013
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Document Type: Reports and Recommendations of the President
Project Number: 44469-013

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This is the report and recommendation of the president on proposed loans to Yap State, to be guaranteed by the Federated States of Micronesia, for the Yap Renewable Energy Development Project. It describes the project terms and conditions for the approval of ADB's Management or Board of Directors.

The project will reduce fossil fuel consumption in Yap through the development of renewable energy and stronger supply-side energy efficiency of the current electricity grid. The project will include (i) construction of about 1.4 megawatts (MW) of wind power, (ii) construction of about 300 kilowatts (kW) of grid-connected solar power, (iii) installation of a 1.8 MW diesel generator to improve the efficiency of the current power generation facilities, and (iv) capacity building within the Yap power utility and communities.