Papua New Guinea : Power Sector Development Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 47356-001

The project's impact will be socio-economic conditions improved and is aligned with PNG Vision 2050. The outcome will be consumption of clean and reliable power supply in the investment program areas improved. This will be achieved through (a) transmission network strengthened and expanded, (b) distribution network expanded, (c) renewable energy for provincial grids increased, (d) capacity of monitoring system enhanced, (e) private sector investments in rural electrification mobilized, and (f) institutional support and capacity development.

Project Details

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Project Name
Power Sector Development Investment Program
Project Number
47356-001
Country / Economy
  • Papua New Guinea
Project Status
Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9428-PNG: Power Sector Development Investment Program
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Government of Australia US$ 2.00 million
TA 9428-PNG: Power Sector Development Investment Program
Source Amount
Government of Australia US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
  • Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
  • Governance and capacity development
  • Knowledge solutions
  • Partnerships
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender
No gender elements
Description
The project's impact will be socio-economic conditions improved and is aligned with PNG Vision 2050. The outcome will be consumption of clean and reliable power supply in the investment program areas improved. This will be achieved through (a) transmission network strengthened and expanded, (b) distribution network expanded, (c) renewable energy for provincial grids increased, (d) capacity of monitoring system enhanced, (e) private sector investments in rural electrification mobilized, and (f) institutional support and capacity development.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
The proposed investment program will improve access to electricity in provincial and urban centers of Papua New Guinea (PNG) through expansion of transmission and distribution network, improving system efficiencies and replacement of high-cost diesel power generation with renewable energy.
Impact

TBD

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
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

The consulting firm (the Consultant) has been engaged in accordance with ADB's Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated PAIs/TA staff instructions using quality and cost-based selection (QCBS) method with 90:10 ratio. The contract is time-based.

The technical assistance will require at least 75 international person-months and 49 national person-months of consulting services. The assignment is structured in two phases and the consulting firm will prepare both.

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Baum, Peter C.
Responsible ADB Department
Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division
Energy Sector Office (SG-ENE)
Executing Agencies
Energy Division of the Department of Petroleum and Energy

Timetable

Concept Clearance
-
Fact Finding
-
MRM
-
Approval
22 Nov 2017
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
26 Sep 2022

Funding

TA 9428-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Nov 2017 21 Mar 2018 21 Mar 2018 30 Sep 2019 31 Dec 2024 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 2,200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,400,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
26 Mar 2024 2,063,455.01

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Title Document Type Document Date
Power Sector Development Investment Program: Concept Paper Concept Papers Nov 2017

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Preparation, Design, and Procurement Services Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 9428 18 Sep 2018 SMEC International Pty. Ltd., AUS(AUSTRALIA) in association with SMEC PNG LTD.(PAPUA NEW GUINEA) | Level 10, 71 Queens Road Melbourne, VIC alia Energy Division of the Dept of Petroleum & Energy 2,668,381.00
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 9428 18 Sep 2018 SMEC International Pty. Ltd., AUS(AUSTRALIA) in association with SMEC PNG LTD.(PAPUA NEW GUINEA) | Level 10, 71 Queens Road Melbourne, VIC alia Energy Division of the Dept of Petroleum & Energy 2,668,381.00

Procurement Plan

None currently available.