Bangladesh : SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project

Sovereign Project | 51236-002

Support on cross border trading of power between India and Bangladesh for existing and planned interconnections

Project Details

Project Name
SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project
Project Number
51236-002
Country / Economy
  • Bangladesh
Project Status
Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9470-BAN: SASEC Bangladesh"India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
  • Inclusive economic growth
  • Regional integration
Drivers of Change
  • Governance and capacity development
  • Knowledge solutions
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender
No gender elements
Description
Support on cross border trading of power between India and Bangladesh for existing and planned interconnections
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Support for a framework for cross border power trading in Bangladesh
Impact

Availability and sustainability of power supply in Bangladesh improved by 2021 (Vision 2021)

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

Framework for cross border interconnections for Bangladesh prepared.

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Output 1 Roadmap for cross border power trading for Bangladesh finalized.

Output 2 Technical and sector studies for potential interconnection projects prepared

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Nation-wide

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
Individual consultants will be recruited under the TA. ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement
Not applicable

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
George, Len V.
Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank

Timetable

Concept Clearance
-
Fact Finding
-
MRM
-
Approval
12 Dec 2017
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
18 Dec 2017

Funding

TA 9470-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2017 - 12 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2019 04 May 2020
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 127,031.79

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project - Economist Individual - Consulting Closed
SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project - Power Systems Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project - Financial Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.