The TA will (i) enhance the project management and procurement capacity of the EA and IA on an urgent basis, (ii) develop monitoring and reporting procedures for improved verification of DHS projects, and (iii) investigate demand-side energy efficiency measures and develop public awareness material.
|Project Name||Energy Efficiency Improvements in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region|
|Country||China, People's Republic of|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The TA will (i) enhance the project management and procurement capacity of the EA and IA on an urgent basis, (ii) develop monitoring and reporting procedures for improved verification of DHS projects, and (iii) investigate demand-side energy efficiency measures and develop public awareness material.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
Link to Country Partnership Strategy/Regional Cooperation Strategy:
The Government of the PRC (the Government) has set ambitious environmental and energy efficiency targets through its 11th FYP (2006-2010). Through enhancing the delivering capacity of energy efficiency projects and developing the verification and demand side energy conservation awareness the proposed TA will support the Government's 11th FYP and beyond.
The proposed TA is consistent with ADB?s (i) long-term strategic framework 2008?2020 (Strategy 2020) with a strategic priority of environmentally sustainable growth, (ii) country partnership strategy for PRC with a strategic pillar of resource efficiency and environmental sustainability, and (iii) Energy Policy 2009 with a priority of energy efficiency and environmental protection. The proposed TA supports the ADB energy efficiency initiative to expand ADB?s investments in clean energy projects. The Project will build on continuing engagement with the government of IMAR (GIMAR) in the energy sector.
|Impact||The impact of the TA will be improved energy efficiency and environment in IMAR.|
|Description of Outcome||The outcome of the TA will be enhanced capacity in planning and implementation of energy efficiency projects.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||The TA outcome has been achieved.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
The outputs of TA will be (i) Institutional capacity development on project implementation, (ii) Monitoring and reporting procedure for district heating sector and (iii) Strategy paper on demand side conservation and development of public awareness material.
The TA will be implemented in two parts as detailed below:
(i) Part I (institutional capacity development). It will provide (a) project management training, and (b) assistance in the preparation of procurement documentation; and
(ii) Part II (Capacity development on verification and demand side conservation aspects of energy efficiency projects). It will (a) develop energy efficiency monitoring and reporting procedures for district heating sector, (b) summarize international experience of demand-side conservation in the heating sector and provide recommendation on implementation strategies for IMAR, (c) develop public awareness material on demand-side energy conservation, (d) conduct targeted workshops and seminars in close association with relevant government departments, (e) study tour related to international experience on energy conservation practices in district heating systems to be undertaken by relevant government officials.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||The TA implementation has progressed well. It provided critical capacity strengthening of relevant agencies to overcome start up difficulties and improve implementation of Loan 2658-PRC. The TA also provided capacity development assistance in district heating project management including social and environmental impact monitoring and financial management. All the TA activities have been completed. Closing of the TA account is underway.|
|Geographical Location||Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, PRC|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Officials from the MOF, IMAR Provincial Finance Bureau, and IMAR DRC were consulted for the concept paper preparation.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultation with various stakeholders are held from time to time.|
|Consulting Services||The TA will require a total of 3 person-months of international and 27 person-months of national consulting services. Part I requires 21 person-months of national consulting services only and Part II requires 3 person-months of international and 6 person-months of national consulting services. The details of consultant's expertise and composition will be firmed up during the fact finding mission. However, each part requires different levels of consulting expertise, thus a blended approach of consultant selection methods will be utilized. Individual consultant selection will be used for Part I as only three national positions for a total of 21 person-months are anticipated for the assignment. For Part II international and national specialists will be engaged by ADB through a consulting firm using simplified technical proposal procedures based on the quality- and cost-based selection method (with quality-cost ratio of 80:20) and in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). Procurement of equipment, supplies, and materials by consultants under the TA will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time). Any equipment purchased under the TA will be turned over to the EA and/or IA after completion of the TA.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Yamamura, Shigeru|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, EARD|
Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Finance Department (Former Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region)
Ms. Liu Xiaoli
Foreign Affairs Div. of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Finance Bureau No. 19 Chilechuan Street Huhhot 010098 Inner Mongolia, PRC
|Concept Clearance||15 Apr 2008|
|Fact Finding||11 Nov 2009 to 12 Nov 2009|
|Approval||14 Dec 2009|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||16 Nov 2009|
|Last PDS Update||25 Mar 2013|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|14 Dec 2009||26 Jan 2010||26 Jan 2010||30 Jun 2011||28 Dec 2012||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||200,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||700,000.00||14 Dec 2009||402,255.08|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Energy Efficiency Improvements in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region||TA Completion Reports||Mar 2014|
|Energy Efficiency Improvements in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2009|
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