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ADB to Finance Second Hydropower Plant PPP in Bhutan
ADB will provide $120.5 million in a mix of loans and grants to build a run-of-the-river hydropower plant in central Bhutan though a public-private partnership.
ADB Addressing Urgent Infrastructure Needs Of Two Medium Size Cities In PRC’S Jilin Province
ADB has approved a loan of $150 million to address urgent infrastructure needs and implement municipal service best practices to transform two mid-sized cities in Jilin Province, PRC, into more livable and resource-efficient cities.
ADB Warming Up PRC’S Cold IMAR With Low Carbon, Low Emissions Heating
ADB has approved a loan of $150 million to introduce a first-of-its-kind low carbon and low emissions heating system utilizing natural gas and wind power, in Hohhot, capital of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of PRC.
New Service Aims to Speed Flow of Low-Carbon Technologies to Asia
A new service set up by (ADB) aims to match buyers and sellers of low-carbon technologies to speed technology transfer to developing Asia.
ADB Continues Support to Improve Electricity Supply In Tajikistan
ADB has approved a $54 million grant to improve the electricity supply to households and industry in Tajikistan.
ADB to Help Modernize Kyrgyz Republic’s Largest Power Plant
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending an assistance package of $110 million to help upgrade the Kyrgyz Republic’s largest power plant, Toktogul, which produces 40% of the country’s electricity supply and regulates power frequency for Central Asia.
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.