Sri Lanka: Sustainable Power Sector Support

Sovereign Project | 39415-013 Status: Active

ADB is helping Sri Lanka improve rural electrification by building new transmission lines and enhancing efficiency. The project will target the Eastern, North Central, Southern and Uva provinces, expanding access to electricity for poor and rural households. It will improve energy efficiency and develop small hydropower facilities.

Project Details

Project Officer
Wimalasena, Ranishka Y. South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Sri Lanka
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Sustainable Power Sector Support
Project Number 39415-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2733-SRI: Sustainable Power Sector Support
Ordinary capital resources US$ 110.00 million
Loan 2734-SRI: Sustainable Power Sector Support
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 10.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy efficiency and conservation - Renewable energy generation - small hydro

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Project will be extended till 31 December 2016
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. Completed

2. Completed

3. Completed

4. Completed

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects CEB prepared initial environmental examinations (IEEs). CEB submitted semiannual Environmental Monitoring Reports and disclosed in ADB website. Minimal environmental impacts were experienced from the siting of new facilities during implementation. The operation phase, measures were being taken to minimize environmental impacts.
Involuntary Resettlement None of the project components had a significant social impact
Indigenous Peoples No indigenous people were directly affected by the project
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design All relevant stakeholders, including affected communities and affected people, were consulted during the project design.
During Project Implementation The level of consultation were through information sharing, collaborative decision-making and empowerment.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The consultants, to be financed under the loan, will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants using a quality and cost-based selection method and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement Procurement will be subject to ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Wimalasena, Ranishka Y.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ceylon Electricity Board
3rd Floor, G.O.B.A. Bldg.
#50,Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha
Colombo 02, Sri Lanka
Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy
[email protected]
72 Ananada Kumaraswamy Mawatha
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka
Sustainable Energy Authority
Implementing Agency
3G-17, BMICH, Bauddhaloka Mawatha
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 08 Sep 2010
Last PDS Update 15 Mar 2017

Loan 2733-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jan 2011 20 Jun 2011 17 Nov 2011 30 Oct 2014 31 Dec 2016 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 152.03 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 110.00 27 Jan 2011 90.91 0.00 83%
Counterpart 42.03 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 27 Jan 2011 85.78 0.00 78%

Loan 2734-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jan 2011 20 Jun 2011 17 Nov 2011 30 Oct 2014 31 Dec 2016 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 10.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 10.00 27 Jan 2011 8.45 0.00 89%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 27 Jan 2011 8.37 0.00 88%

TA 7778-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jan 2011 03 Mar 2011 03 Mar 2011 30 Apr 2013 30 Oct 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 390,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 390,000.00 27 Jan 2011 1,490,923.82

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2017
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2016
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2015
Sustainable Power Sector Support: Environmental Monitoring Report (June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2015
Sustainable Power Sector Support: Environmental Monitoring Report (December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
Sustainable Power Sector Support: Additional Subproject - Augmentation of Kiribathkumbura Grid Substation Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2013
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Initial Environmental Examination: New Galle Power Transmission Development (as of Board approval) Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2010
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Initial Environmental Examination: North East Power Transmission Development (as of Board approval) Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2010
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Resettlement Plan (as of Board approval) Resettlement Plans Nov 2010
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Initial Environmental Examination: Rural Electrification Expansion and Distribution System Improvement (as of Board approval) Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2010
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project: Initial Environmental Examination: Estate Micro-Hydro Rehabilitation and Repowering (as of Board approval) Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2010
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications


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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Sustainable Power Sector Support Project Procurement Plans Dec 2013