34390-012: Power Distribution and Greater Mekong Subregion Transmission Project (formerly Provincial Power & Transmission Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA is expected to lead to an ADB financed project that will (i) encourage economic activity by providing wider access to lower cost, reliable electricity supplies to the national capital and economically important provincial towns; and (ii) provide the first link for international power trade between Cambodia and Viet Nam. All existing generation is powered by diesel engines using imported fuel, and, in spite of reasonably efficient operation by Electricite du Cambodge (EDC), electricity ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 34390-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4078
Approval Date 10 Jan 2003
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 730
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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