31341-013: Northern Area Rural Power Distribution
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The project objectives are to (i) extend the transmission and distribution system in the northern rural area to provide electricity to rural low-income communities; and (ii) promote power sector restructuring, strengthen EdL's project management ability and improve operational efficiency. The project scope includes (i) reinforcement and extension of the existing high voltage (115 kV) power grid; (ii) construction of associated medium (34.5/22 kV) and low [400 volts (V)] voltage distribution ... Read More
Lao People's Democratic Republic
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2005
|Approval Date||18 Sep 2003|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||30,000|
|Geographical Location||The Project covers five provinces in the Northern part of Lao including Louang Nam Tha, Louang Phrabang, Oudomxay, Xiengkhouang, Xaignabouli, and Vientiane.|
|Subsector||Electricity transmission and distribution|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)|
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