29242-013: Sustainable Rural Electrification

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are: to provide opportunity for cash-generating business, job creation adequate education, and health services to rural people in Bhutan through electrification by indigenously generated hydropower and solar panels. The scope of the Project includes: Part A: Rural Electrification by 33 kV and 11 kV distribution system; Part B: Remote rural electrification by solar panels for schools, hospitals, and other local community facilities; and Part C: Small-scale pilot ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 29242-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number Loan No. 1712
Approval Date 25 Nov 1999
Closing Date 12 Jan 2006
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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