Regional: Capacity Building and Sector Reform for Renewable Energy Investments in the Pacific
The TA provides capacity building and policy advice support to a series of ongoing and ensuing projects, comprising projects included in the indicative project pipeline under the Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility, and other investment projects in the energy sector planned or proposed in indicative country pipeline and monitoring (ICPM) reports of PARD DMCs.
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|Project Name||Capacity Building and Sector Reform for Renewable Energy Investments in the Pacific|
|Country / Economy||Regional
Micronesia, Federated States of
Papua New Guinea
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The TA provides capacity building and policy advice support to a series of ongoing and ensuing projects, comprising projects included in the indicative project pipeline under the Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility, and other investment projects in the energy sector planned or proposed in indicative country pipeline and monitoring (ICPM) reports of PARD DMCs.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The TA has the following outputs: (i) comprehensive assessment of utilities' operations and performance; (ii) review of utilities' business processes, systems, and management practices; (iii) review of policy, regulatory, and governance arrangements; (iv) reform recommendations and policy dialogue; (v) coordination on reform among regional peers; and (vi) preparation of sustainable investment programs and financing plans of 11 Pacific DMCs. The TA scope includes: (i) preparation of revenue required models for energy state-owned enterprises (SOEs) under different investment scenarios, capital expenditures and financing assumptions; (ii) determination of cost of service and cost recovery levels under different investment scenarios and estimated implicit and explicit subsidies; and (iii) preparation of sustainable investment program and financing plan harmonized with energy SOEs' credit profiles.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Cook Islands - Nation-wide; Fiji - Nation-wide; Kiribati - Nation-wide; Marshall Islands - Nation-wide; Micronesia, Federated States of - Nation-wide; Nauru - Nation-wide; Niue - Nation-wide; Palau - Nation-wide; Papua New Guinea - Nation-wide; Samoa - Nation-wide; Solomon Islands - Nation-wide; Tonga - Nation-wide; Tuvalu - Nation-wide; Vanuatu - Nation-wide|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||ADB has engaged consulting firms and individual consultants in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated PAIs/TA Staff Instructions.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Shiihara, Takeshi|
|Responsible ADB Department||Pacific Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||PAEN|
Asian Development Bank
|Approval||22 Nov 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||28 Sep 2022|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|22 Nov 2017||-||22 Nov 2017||31 Dec 2022||31 Dec 2024||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,225,000.00||5,000,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||6,225,000.00||29 Dec 2022||2,719,605.35|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Capacity Building and Sector Reform for Renewable Energy Investments in the Pacific: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Nov 2017|
Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Resource Person||Individual - Consulting||Closed||29 Oct 2022||04 Nov 2022|
|Energy Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||17 Aug 2022||19 Aug 2022|
|Audit Preparation and Financial Reform Support in Papua New Guinea||Firm - Consulting||Closed||04 Aug 2022||18 Aug 2022|
|Project Coordination Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||05 Oct 2021||11 Oct 2021|
|Institutional Development (Knowledge Management) Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||04 Sep 2021||10 Sep 2021|
|Development Economist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||04 Sep 2021||10 Sep 2021|
|Energy Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||26 Aug 2021||01 Sep 2021|
|Tariff and Regulation Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||26 Aug 2021||01 Sep 2021|
|Preparing Sustainable Investment Program (PAL)||Firm - Consulting||Closed||27 Jan 2021||10 Feb 2021|
|Energy Expert/Team Leader||Individual - Consulting||Closed||16 Jan 2021||22 Jan 2021|
|Energy Economist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||16 Jan 2021||22 Jan 2021|
|Energy Strategy Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||23 Dec 2020||05 Jan 2021|
|Consultant Recruitment||Firm - Consulting||Closed||09 Nov 2017||08 Dec 2017|
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor | Address||Executing Agency||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|TRTA||Technical Assistance 9425||22 Jul 2021||Yachiyo Engineering Co., Ltd. | CS Tower, Asakusabashi 5-20-8 Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-8648 Japan||Asian Development Bank||104,850.00||—|
|Capacity Development||Technical Assistance 9425||19 Jul 2018||TETRA TECH EM INC.(UNITED STATES) in association with Financial Solutions Ltd(UNITED STATES) | 1881 CAMPUS COMMONS DRIVE, SUITE 200 RESTON, VIRGINIA 20191 U.S.A.||Asian Development Bank||5,000,000.00||—|
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