34339-023: Renewable Energy Development Sector Investment Program - Project I

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


To develop indigenous, nonpolluting, and renewable sources of energy to help meet Pakistan's power shortage and diversify the power sources. It will also improve the quality of the power system, specially in rural areas. Scope: Under the first set of subprojects North-West Frontier Porvince (NWFP) will develop a cluster of small hydropower from perennial high-head rivers that are abundant in the province. Punjab province will also develop a cluster of low-head, high-volume small hydropower ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 34339-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2286
Loan No. 2287
Approval Date 13 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 115,000
Geographical Location Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly NWFP)
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Large hydropower generation
Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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