34339-012: Renewable Energy Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

Only 50% of the population has access to electric power. The remaining 50% of the population without electricity lives in rural and mountainous areas. Because of the remoteness and rough terrain, the extension of the national grid to these areas is uneconomical. Development of renewable energy sources will be environmentally friendly and will provide electricity to the remote areas and less-developed regions of the country. This will create job opportunities and will be an instrument in ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 34339-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4425
Approval Date 05 Nov 2004
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 550
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional energy generation
Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Renewable energy generation - solar
Renewable energy generation - wind
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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