Philippines: Rural Community-Based Renewable Energy Development in Mindanao

Sovereign Project | 44132-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Rural Community-Based Renewable Energy Development in Mindanao
Project Number 44132-012
Country Philippines
Project Status Closed
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
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation - Renewable energy generation - small hydro - Renewable energy generation - solar - Renewable energy generation - wind

Finance - Inclusive finance

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Completion of TA Consultant's report on rapid assessment of RE resources. Aside from Caraga Region, Davao Region was included in the assessment. Micro hydro power was used for livelihood development of community based organizations in Don Marcelino Municipality, Davao del Sur and Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

All TA activities were completed on 30 September 2015 and all outputs has been delivered. The TA was closed properly in December 2015.

Activity 1 - Initial project scoping was conducted by TA consultants and presented during the TA Inception Workshop in November 2011. Location covered are Davao and CARAGA region. TA Consultants' report on initial project scoping for rapid assessment of RE resource, review of RE technology and models, existing infrastructure and socioeconomic profiles of target area was submitted in Feb 2012.

Activity 2 - Technical feasibility study, engineering designs of three Micro Hydropower plants (MHPPs), financial ananlysis, and the capacity building assessment for the community livelihood development were completed in September 2013. Due to limitation of budget for MHPPs, only two project sites were selected to pilot MHPPs where are (i) Dalupan Barangay, Don Marcelino Municipality, Davao Del Sur and (ii) Getsemane Barangay, Bayugan City, Augusan Del Sur in Mindanao.

The procurement of MHPPs was completed in Setember 2014. Inaugulation ceremony for Dalupan MHPP (25kw) was held on 28 July 2015 and installation of Getsemane MHPP (30kw) was completed in August 2015. The MHPPs were turned over to CBOs properly in September 2015.

Activity 3-4: The consulting firm was engaged in January 2014. The stakeholder's meeting was held in March 2014 for facilitating the project implementation. NGO/Micro financing institutes were engaged in August 2014 for capacity building for CBOs, piloting revolving funds and initial operation of revolving funds for the livelihood development. Three CBOs were estabilished in Dalupan, Don Marcelino Municipality, Davao Del Sur, Getsemane and St. Nino, Bayugan City, Agusan Del Sur. The revolving funds were set up and have been piloting livelihood developments using revolving funds for three CBOs managed by NGO/Micro financing institutes. The revolving funds were turned over to CBOs in September 2015.

Activity 5-6: A knowledge kit has been developed.

The all activities has been completed in September 2015.

Geographical Location Mindanao, Philippines

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 22 person-months international and 30 person months national consulting services

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jung, Choon Sik
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SERD


Concept Clearance 20 Aug 2010
Fact Finding 19 Oct 2010 to 22 Oct 2010
Approval 16 Feb 2011
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Jul 2010
Last PDS Update 13 Jan 2016

TA 7781-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Feb 2011 27 Apr 2011 27 Apr 2011 31 Aug 2013 30 Sep 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 16 Feb 2011 1,437,459.61

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