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Pakistan: Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53058-001 Status: Active

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), as the anchor development partner of the Government of Pakistan in the energy sector, leads development coordination and has provided assistance in energy generation, transmission, distribution, energy efficiency, renewable energy development, hydrocarbons (regional gas interconnection), and analytical and advisory assistance.

Project Details

Project Officer
Aleem, Asad Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Pakistan
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects
Project Number 53058-001
Country Pakistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9756-PAK: Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 2.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy sector development and institutional reform - Energy utility services - Oil and gas transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The Asian Development Bank (ADB), as the anchor development partner of the Government of Pakistan in the energy sector, leads development coordination and has provided assistance in energy generation, transmission, distribution, energy efficiency, renewable energy development, hydrocarbons (regional gas interconnection), and analytical and advisory assistance.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The transaction TA facility (F-TRTA) will provide preparation support to a series of ensuing policy-based loans and investment lending projects, comprising (i) Energy Sector Resilience Program (subprograms 1, 2, and 3 amounting to $1 billion); (ii) Hydropower Development Project ($350 million); (iii) Power Transmission Strengthening multitranche financing facility ($800 million); (iv) Second Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program tranche 2 ($300 million) and (v) Gas Sector Development Project ($150 million). In addition, funds will be provisioned for capacity support on energy policy advice, scope and sequencing of sector reforms and multiple analytical assessments to complement the proposed projects. All ensuing energy projects require preparation, due diligence, design, and readiness activities, which will be undertaken under this TA facility, thereby reducing transaction costs. This F-TRTA is listed in the 2019 pipeline in the approved country operations and business plan (COBP), 2019 -2021 for Pakistan.
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 Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The recruitment of consultants for Gas Storage is completed and consultants have been fielded since 7 Sep 2020. Stakeholder consultation will be undertaken during design and implementation phases.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder consultation will be undertaken during projects implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage all 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 required due to preparatory nature of projects.
Responsible ADB Officer Aleem, Asad
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Economic Affairs Division
Block Q, Pakistan Secretariat
Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan 44000
Ministry of Energy (Power Division)
2nd floor, A Block Pak Secretariat,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Ministry of Finance
Q-Block, Finance Division,
Pak Secretariat, Red Zone, Islamabad,
Pakistan
Ministry of Water Resources
6 Ataturk Avenue, G-5/1, Islamabad,
Pakistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 28 Jun 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2020

TA 9756-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Jun 2019 26 Jul 2019 26 Jul 2019 30 Jun 2021 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,500,000.00 28 Jun 2019 272,709.43

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Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects: Technical Assistance Report Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2019

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Energy Finance/Regulatory Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 10 Dec 2020 16 Dec 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects- Energy Policy and Planning Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 10 Sep 2020 16 Sep 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects- Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 17 Mar 2020 30 Mar 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects- Renewable Energy Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 17 Mar 2020 23 Mar 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects-- Power Sector Appellate Tribunal Set-Up- Administrative Law and Regulatory Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Mar 2020 17 Mar 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects- Power Sector Appellate Tribunal Set-up–Administrative Law and Regulatory Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Feb 2020 27 Feb 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects- Energy Sector Policy Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Feb 2020 20 Feb 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects- Public Budget Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Feb 2020 25 Feb 2020
Consultant (gas storage systems) for gas development project Firm - Consulting Closed 19 Oct 2019 31 Jan 2020
Preparing Sustainable Energy Projects-Energy Sector Expert/Advisor Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Oct 2019 29 Oct 2019

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 9756 07 Sep 2020 Ramboll Danmark A/S(DENMARK) in association with DEEP.KBB Gmbh(GERMANY) Hannemanns Alle 53 Copenhagen S DK-2300, Denmark Ministry of Finance 599,568.00

Procurement Plan

None currently available.