Power Transmission and Distribution Efficiency Enhancement Project: Report and Recommendation of the President

Reports and Recommendations of the President | June 2017

The report and recommendation of the President to the Board of Directors (RRP) document describes the terms and conditions of a project for consideration and approval by ADB's Board of Directors. This document dated June 2017 is provided for the ADB project 50059-002 in Nepal.

The project will enhance the distribution capacity and improve reliability and quality of electricity supply in the Kathmandu Valley by reducing distribution system overloads and technical and commercial losses, and strengthen associated transmission lines through the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). The project will also support the implementation of other system efficiency upgrades and energy efficiency measures, such as advanced grid operations software, distribution system automation, and smart metering.