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Maldives: Strengthening Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects

Sovereign (Public) Project | 54131-002 Status: Active

The transaction technical assistance (TA) facility will support project preparation, increase project readiness of pipeline projects, and support ongoing projects with additional expertise as required and agreed with the project executing agency. The TA will also provide support to ensure project sustainability and transfer capacity through specific training and skills-building activities as required. Initially, the TA facility will support:

(i) Preparing Outer Islands for Sustainable Development (POISED) Project,

(ii) Additional financing for POISED project, and

(iii) Greater Mal Energy Sector Project.

Project Details

Project Officer
Kolantharaj, Jaimes South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Maldives
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Strengthening Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects
Project Number 54131-002
Country Maldives
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6603-MLD: Strengthening Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution - Renewable energy generation - solar

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description

The transaction technical assistance (TA) facility will support project preparation, increase project readiness of pipeline projects, and support ongoing projects with additional expertise as required and agreed with the project executing agency. The TA will also provide support to ensure project sustainability and transfer capacity through specific training and skills-building activities as required. Initially, the TA facility will support:

(i) Preparing Outer Islands for Sustainable Development (POISED) Project,

(ii) Additional financing for POISED project, and

(iii) Greater Mal Energy Sector Project.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This proposed TA will support government agencies and continue to consolidate the positive actions and build upon their strengths on capacity to develop and implement energy sector infrastructure projects from earlier TA resources. This TA supports ADB's Strategy 2030, namely: (i) livable cities by improving urban planning and financial sustainability of utilities; (ii) tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience and enhancing environmental sustainability; (iii) strengthening governance and institutional capacity; and (iv) regional cooperation and integration. This TA facility is listed in the current Maldives country operations business plan.
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
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

To be selected and engaged by implementing agency and ADB

1) Individual consultants (international and national)

2) Consultancy firm will be engaged for LNG Marine survey

Procurement Not applicable (except for purchase of software by consultants for simulation)
Responsible ADB Officer Kolantharaj, Jaimes
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 19 Nov 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 19 Nov 2020

TA 6603-MLD

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Nov 2020 14 Dec 2020 14 Dec 2020 31 Oct 2022 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 19 Nov 2020 0.00

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Tenders

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Procurement Plan

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