The objectives of the proposed TA are: (i) establish a competitive and efficient regional power market and (ii) ensure proper control of environmental impacts while developing power projects for regional interconnection and power trading. The impacts would be a more reliable electricity supply, increased rural electrification and better utilization of system capacities and resources of power production and use, while protecting the environment against excessive impacts.
|Project Name||Facilitating Regional Power Trading and Environmentally Sustainable Development of Electricity Infrastructure in the Greater Mekong Subregion|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy - Conventional energy generation
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The objectives of the proposed TA are: (i) establish a competitive and efficient regional power market and (ii) ensure proper control of environmental impacts while developing power projects for regional interconnection and power trading. The impacts would be a more reliable electricity supply, increased rural electrification and better utilization of system capacities and resources of power production and use, while protecting the environment against excessive impacts.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||included in R-BOP|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome||
(i) the regional power master plan was updated in July 2010 and approved by the GMS countries.
(ii) The road map for regional power integration was updated
(iii) methodology for evaluating mutual and single party benefits for cross-border power trading was prepared although GMS countries have not yet started using the methodology.
(iv) proposal to establish a regional coordination center (RCC) to better manage regional power trade activities in the region was agreed
(v) regional power system database established
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||A consultant was engaged to develop the detailed governance design and HQs selection criteria and these were discussed during the 10th RPTCC meeting held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on 25-27 May 2011 and 11th RPTCC meeting held in Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam on 9-11 Nov 2011. The meeting agreed that a series of activities to further develop the RPCC will be needed and it is expected to reach agreement on draft inter-Governmental MOU in 2012 since internal consultations may take some time. All activties were done and will be closed upon liquidation of the existing contracts.|
|Geographical Location||GMS region|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will require 72 person-months of international consulting inputs and 72 person-months of domestic consulting inputs.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Kim, Jong-Inn|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, SERD|
Asian Development Bank
Duy Thanh Bui
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2007|
|Fact Finding||11 Mar 2007 to 25 Mar 2007|
|Approval||19 Dec 2007|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||21 Dec 2007|
|Last PDS Update||25 Sep 2012|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|19 Dec 2007||-||19 Dec 2007||31 Aug 2010||30 Jun 2012||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||5,000,000.00||500,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||5,500,000.00||19 Dec 2007||4,379,261.37|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Facilitating Regional Power Trading and Environmentally Sustainable Development of Electricity Infrastructure in the Greater Mekong Subregion||TA Completion Reports||Aug 2013|
|Update of the GMS Regional Master Plan - Executive Summary||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Oct 2011|
|Update of the GMS Regional Master Plan - Main Report||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Oct 2010|
|Update of the GMS Regional Master Plan - Appendices||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Oct 2010|
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