36018-013: Electricity Market and Transmission Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to develop necessary infrastructure for the power sector restructuring, i.e. (i) to establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) so that the electricity generation is dispatched on a competitive basis to meet the power demand; and (ii) to upgrade the critical transmission lines and substations as required in the Transmission Development Plan to ensure the reliability of the power supply. Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 36018-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1984
Approval Date 19 Dec 2002
Closing Date 03 Aug 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 40,000
Geographical Location Luzon and Mindanao
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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