Regional: CAREC Members Electricity Regulators Forum (CMERF)

Sovereign Project | 41001-022 Status: Closed

Summary

The TA will enable energy regulators to make professional and objective regulatory decisions. Improved regulation will enhance energy trade and support sound energy sector reforms in the CAREC region. The key outputs will be customized training programs for regulators on selected focus areas, which enhance understanding of the economic incentives created by regulatory decisions.

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Project Name CAREC Members Electricity Regulators Forum (CMERF)
Project Number 41001-022
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6389-REG: CAREC Members Electricity Regulators Forum (CMERF)
People's Republic of China Regional Cooperation and Poverty Reduction Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will enable energy regulators to make professional and objective regulatory decisions. Improved regulation will enhance energy trade and support sound energy sector reforms in the CAREC region. The key outputs will be customized training programs for regulators on selected focus areas, which enhance understanding of the economic incentives created by regulatory decisions.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Central Asia Regional Cooperation Strategy and Program 2006-2008
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location CAREC participating countries are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, People's Republic of China

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 An international training institution, with qualified practical and instructional expertise in energy regulation, will be recruited to design and administer the training programs on selected energy regulation topics. 3-4 international consultants and 3-4 domestic consultants will be recruited for 20 months on intermittent basis.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Bayanjargal Byambasaikhan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Jan 2007
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2007 to 25 Mar 2007
MRM -
Approval 26 Mar 2007
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 Mar 2007
Last PDS Update 13 Nov 2008

TA 6389-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Mar 2007 - 26 Mar 2007 30 Nov 2008 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 26 Mar 2007 471,956.57

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