37399-012: Preparing the Bhutan Power Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA is designed to (i) expand the nationwide power supply and extend electricity to remote rural households, and (ii) enhance regionwide energy efficiency and cross-border economic cooperation. These impacts of the TA will be achieved by preparing and strengthening comprehensive project design, feasibility assessment, financing plans, and implementation plans for three components: (i) rural electrification (8,934 households), (ii) interregional transmission links (45 km between Dhajay ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 37399-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4916
Approval Date 29 Jan 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,600
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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