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Nepal: Scaling Up Small Hydro Power Projects

Sovereign (Public) Project | 45129-001 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Cabral Wijayatunga, Priyantha South Asia Department Request for information
  • Nepal
  • Technical Assistance
  • Energy
Project Name Scaling Up Small Hydro Power Projects
Project Number 45129-001
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7816-NEP: Scaling Up Small Hydro Power Projects
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 160,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Renewable energy generation - small hydro

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Scaling up small hydropower development in Nepal
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Development of small hydropower scaling up mechanism under the SREP investment Plan with identified sources and mechanism for funding.
Progress Toward Outcome TA has been completed
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Roadmap to support small hydropower developed.

Investment Plan for SREP prepared.

Recommended funding structure for small hydropower projects developed

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) All activities under the TA have been implemented
Geographical Location
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 These will include one Small Hydropower Specialist as Team Leader (for 2.5 person months on an intermittent basis) and one Infrastructure Financing Specialist (for 2.0 months on an intermittent basis). In addition, the TA would recruit a Legal Specialist (for 1.0 person month on an intermittent basis), a Safeguard Specialist (for 1.0 person month on an intermittent basis)and a Small Hydro Specialist (for 1.0 person months on an intermittent basis).
Procurement Two international and three national consultants will be needed under the proposed SSTA.
Responsible ADB Officer Cabral Wijayatunga, Priyantha
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 13 May 2011
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2012

TA 7816-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 May 2011 - 13 May 2011 30 Nov 2011 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 160,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 160,000.00 13 May 2011 112,398.84

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Title Document Type Document Date
Scaling Up Small Hydro Power Projects TA Completion Reports Nov 2012

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