|Project Name||BANGCHAK SOLAR POWER PROJECT|
|Borrower/Company||BANGCHAK PETROLEUM PUBLIC CO. LTD.
|Location||Ayutthaya province of Central Thailand|
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy - Renewable energy generation - solar
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Responsible ADB Department||Private Sector Operations Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Portfolio Management Division, PSOD|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Garcia, Broderick B.|
|Project Sponsor(s)||The Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited (BCP)
|Objectives and Scope|
|Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Project is in line with ADB's Country Partnership Strategy for Thailand 2007-2011 which focuses on three core strategic areas: infrastructure, environmental sustainability, and capital markets. The government's Alternative Energy Development Plan, approved by the Cabinet on January 2009, notes the potential of Thailand's solar energy and the savings on energy imports than can be made through its use, with private sector investment. The Project is also consistent with ADB's Energy Policy which emphasizes investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation
|Credit Committee Meeting||-|
|Approval||05 Oct 2010|
|PDS Creation Date||01 Sep 2010|
|Last PDS Update||30 Sep 2013|
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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Bangchak Solar Power Project: Annual Environmental and Social Monitoring Report (August 2012 - May 2013)||Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports||Jun 2013|
|Bangchak Solar Power Project||Environmental Assessment and Measures||Nov 2010|
Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation
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