Armenia: Power Transmission Rehabilitation Project

Sovereign Project | 46416-001 Status: Closed
Project Name Power Transmission Rehabilitation Project
Project Number 46416-001
Country Armenia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8198-ARM: Power Transmission Rehabilitation Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy efficiency and conservation - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Yerevan

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholders' consultations through community meetings, discussions, and interviews will be conducted during the PPTA. Consultations with civil society organizations (CSOs) were held during the environmental and social due diligence for the ensuing ADB project.
During Project Implementation Meetings and discussions were held between ESPO, HVEN and PPTA Consultant. The sequence of substation rehabilitation was deeply analyzed and schedules for substation rehabilitation were agreed upon.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

A PPTA consultant (firm) was engaged on 11 March 2013. The PPTA consultant, among other tasks, will undertake necessary due diligence for processing the loan for the project, and assist the pre-implementation works. The PPTA consultant will also adequately address the following aspects relating to the ensuing loan project: (i) detailed loan executing agency capacity assessment, and suggested remedial action plan to build executing agency and implementing agency capacity to minimize procurement and financial management risks; (ii) proposed or indicative loan related procurement plan with suggested level of priority or, if applicable, post review based on executing agency and implementing agency capacity assessment; and (iii) indicative implementation schedule with proposed sequencing of consultant recruitment and procurement bidding and awarding.

An Inception Report was submitted in April 2013 while an Interim report was submitted in July 2013. Draft Final Report was submitted in October 2013. With the completion of due diligence reports for the ADB ensuing loan (Loan 3150-ARM), a Final Report was submitted in May 2015.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Luo, Tianhua
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia
Mr. Areg Galstyan, Deputy Minister
[email protected]
Government Building 2, Republic Square 375010 Yerevan, Republic of Armenia


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Sep 2015

TA 8198-ARM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Oct 2012 25 Feb 2013 25 Feb 2013 31 Dec 2013 30 Jun 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 22 Oct 2012 671,212.00

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