Project Name Outer Islands Electrification
Project Number 32036-012
Country Maldives
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3232-MLD: Outer Islands Electrification
Japan Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description To determine suitable and cost-effective arrangements to electrify the outer islands; and to prepare a corresponding project for Bank financing.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The study will require about seven person-months of international consultants and four person-months of domestic consultants with experience in diesel power generation; distribution planning and operations; power utility institutional organization; renewable energy resources; power system finance and economic analysis; and environmental, legal, regulatory and social analysis. The international consultants will be responsible for the overall study.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jeffries, Andrew
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
State Electric Company Ltd.
Feenmeru Higun
P.O. Box 20184, Male' 20-04
Republic of Maldives


Concept Clearance 03 Dec 1997
Fact Finding 14 Mar 1999 to 24 Mar 1999
Approval 30 Jul 1999
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 12 Dec 2006

TA 3232-MLD

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Jul 1999 16 Aug 1999 16 Aug 1999 - 31 Mar 2001 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 30 Jul 1999 299,767.77

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