The objective of the SSTA is to review and update the existing pre-feasiblity study for a proposed energy investment project, including due diligence review and updated feasibility study with detailed assessment in the financial and economic analysis, social and environmental assessment in line with ADB's guidelines concerned.
|Project Name||Power Transmission Enhancement|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Knowledge solutions
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The objective of the SSTA is to review and update the existing pre-feasiblity study for a proposed energy investment project, including due diligence review and updated feasibility study with detailed assessment in the financial and economic analysis, social and environmental assessment in line with ADB's guidelines concerned.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The energy sector was identified as a possible area for ADB intervention. The Country Strategy and Program Update (CSPU, 2006) indicated that the Government has requested ADB support for energy within an expanded lending program. ADB has undertaken some preliminary sector assessment through providing technical assistance and identified the key development bottlenecks in the power sector, which is useful input to the proposed project. The proposed power transmission project is under the Government's strategic priority, and also in line with ADB's country strategy and energy policy.|
|Impact||Increased capacity of the power transmission system and reduction of the regional imbalance in economic growth with adequate and reliable power supply.|
|Description of Outcome||Project design and financing agreed upon by the Government and ADB.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||Due diligence review and updated feasibility study reports on the Project suitable for ADB financing.|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||The transmission line will be erected from Mingechaur hydropower plant to Absheron substation|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||A total of 8.0 person-months of consulting services (4.0 international and 8.0 national) will be required. The consultants will have adequate experience working in power sector and expertise in the project financial and economic analysis, social/resettlement and poverty analysis, and environment. ADB will recruit the consultants individually according to its Guidelines on the Use of the Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers (February 2007).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Luo, Tianhua|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport and Communications Division, CWRD|
Azerenergy Joint Stock Company
Majid R. Aliyev, Advisor, Economics and Finance
10, Ac. Abdulkerim Alizade Str. Baku, AZ 1005, Azerbaijan
|Concept Clearance||18 Feb 2008|
|Fact Finding||28 Feb 2008 to 03 Mar 2008|
|Approval||17 Mar 2008|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||10 Mar 2008|
|Last PDS Update||19 Mar 2008|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|17 Mar 2008||-||17 Mar 2008||31 May 2008||15 Jul 2008||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|150,000.00||0.00||40,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||190,000.00||17 Mar 2008||130,838.34|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Small-Scale Technical Assistance for the Power Transmission Enhancement Project||Consultants' Reports||May 2008|
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