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Pakistan: Access to Clean Energy Investment Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49056-001 Status: Closed

The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) will undertake necessary due diligence to prepare the project and assist the pre-implementation works (see Appendix 4). The PPTA is estimated to cost $1.8 million, of which $1.5 million will be financed on a grant basis using ADB's Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF-V). The PPTA will employ (i) an international consulting firm to conduct the feasibility study, technical, financial and economic due diligence, prepare bidding documents and functional technical specifications, prepare a hydro power development plan for Khyber Phaktunkhwa (KPK), scoping for investment project, and conduct sector assessment; and (ii) individual experts to assist in evaluating bids, conduct due diligence required for results-based lending, scoping for introduction of technical education on maintenance and operations of micro-hydropower plants, and other required services are summarized in Table A3.3.

Project Details

Project Officer
Tareen, Adnan Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Pakistan
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Access to Clean Energy Investment Project
Project Number 49056-001
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9047-PAK: Access to Clean Energy Investment Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Renewable energy generation - small hydro - Renewable energy generation - solar

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) will undertake necessary due diligence to prepare the project and assist the pre-implementation works (see Appendix 4). The PPTA is estimated to cost $1.8 million, of which $1.5 million will be financed on a grant basis using ADB's Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF-V). The PPTA will employ (i) an international consulting firm to conduct the feasibility study, technical, financial and economic due diligence, prepare bidding documents and functional technical specifications, prepare a hydro power development plan for Khyber Phaktunkhwa (KPK), scoping for investment project, and conduct sector assessment; and (ii) individual experts to assist in evaluating bids, conduct due diligence required for results-based lending, scoping for introduction of technical education on maintenance and operations of micro-hydropower plants, and other required services are summarized in Table A3.3. For hiring firm, quality- and cost-based selection method (90:10) will be used with full technical proposal. Pakhtunkhwa Electricity Development Organization in KPK and Office of the Secretary, Energy Department in Punjab will be the executing agencies for the project. Each executing agency will establish project management units at each of their offices.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

1. The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is necessary on the following grounds:

(i) The investment project is urgently needed in Pakistan.

(ii) While the government has a plan to invest in the project, there is a need to conduct a detailed due diligence and pre-feasibility to process the investment project and loan.

(iii) Executing agency's lack of capacity and resources to conduct the required due diligence.

(iv) Expertise of competent international and national consultants is needed to prepare the project considering its technical complexity and scale.

Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The main stakeholders include the beneficiary households, governments of KPK and Punjab province, private sector companies, communities (men and women) and civil society organizations (CSOs). All these stakeholders will be engaged through a consultation process for the project design and implementation.
During Project Implementation

Consultations with relevant stakeholders were conducted.

The project completion date has been extended to 30 October 2018 to complete the approval process of the PEDO Act Agreement.

Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The PPTA has engaged (i) an international consulting firm to conduct the feasibility study, technical, financial and economic due diligence, prepare bidding documents and functional technical specifications, prepare a hydro power development plan for Khyber Phaktunkhwa (KPK), scoping for investment project, and conduct sector assessment; and (ii) individual experts to assist in evaluating bids, conduct due diligence required for results-based lending, scoping for introduction of technical education on maintenance and operations of micro-hydropower plants, and other required services.
Responsible ADB Officer Tareen, Adnan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Energy Department, Government of Punjab
8th Floor, EFU House, 6D_Main Gulberg,
Jail Road, Lahore, Pakistan
Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization
Plot # 38, Sect B-2, Phase-5, Hayatabad, Peshawar
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 15 Dec 2015
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Nov 2018

TA 9047-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Dec 2015 06 Jan 2016 06 Jan 2016 30 Apr 2017 30 Oct 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 15 Dec 2015 1,374,791.47

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 9047 27 May 2016 Mercados Energy Markets International S.A. (Spain) in Association with Hagler Bailly Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. (Pakistan) c/ Infanta Mercedes 90, 6th Floor MADRID 28020 SPAIN Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization 1,042,566.00

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