37041-013: Second Power Transmission and Distribution Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

Sihanoukville, Cambodia's only deep-sea port, is a fast-growing city with major ongoing developments to (i) expand the port facilities, (ii) upgrade the airport, and (iii) set up an export processing zone, thus making Sihanoukville an import gateway to the southern economic corridor. No power transmission grid connects Sihanoukville to the national grid. The city gets its power from a small, isolated power system based on diesel generators. This mode of power generation is expensive, ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 37041-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2261
Approval Date 04 Oct 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location Sihanoukville, Kampot
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

 

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