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ADB to Help Cook Islands Generate Solar Power
The Cook Islands’ dependence on fossil fuels will be reduced under a project to build solar-powered plants on six of its islands, funded by ADB, the European Union, and the Government of Cook Islands.
New TAPI Pipeline Company Holds First Board Meeting, Appoints Chairman
The Board of Directors of TAPI Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL) held its first meeting yesterday and appointed Mr. Mobin Saulat, Managing Director of Inter State Gas Systems (Private) Limited of Pakistan, as the Chairman of the Board.
Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India Establish Landmark TAPI Pipeline Company
The four state gas companies of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India have established a company that will build, own and operate the planned 1,800-kilometer Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline.
ADB, EU to Help Nauru Deliver Safe, Reliable Power
ADB, with a cofinancing contribution from the European Union (EU), will provide a grant to support the delivery of reliable, sustainable electricity to the people of Nauru.
ADB Grant to Help Maldives Tap Solar Power, Cut High Fuel Bill
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $38 million grant and allocating another $12 million grant from the ADB-administered Strategic Climate Fund to help the Maldives tap its ample renewable power sources and reduce its reliance on costly, polluting diesel oil-fuelled electricity.
ADB $172 Million Loan Targets Improved Power Delivery in Viet Nam’s Main Cities
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $172.7 million loan to support Viet Nam’s drive for more efficient, sustainable power supplies from its key electricity networks in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City.
India, ADB Sign $150 Million Loan to Improve Electricity Transmission in Rajasthan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed two loans totaling $150 million to help build transmission lines that will support renewable energy development in the state of Rajasthan.
Mongolia Needs To Integrate Water into Energy and Mining Development Plans
With water becoming increasingly scarce, Mongolia needs to take steps to include water resource considerations in its development planning for energy and mining.
ADB Supports Public-Private Hydropower Project in Lao PDR
ADB is supporting a 290-megawatt hydropower project in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) under a public-private partnership arrangement.
Innovative ADB Loan to Help Unlock Indonesia's Clean Energy Potential
ADB will provide a loan of up to $50 million, supported by the Clean Technology Fund, to share risks with the private sector during the project development and exploration phase of the Rantau Dedap geothermal project in Indonesia.