37399-013: Green Power Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Green Power Development Project has two components: (i) regional clean power trade, and (ii) renewable energy access for the poor. Under the first component, the Dagachhu hydropower development (a 126-megawatt [MW] run-of-river type) aims to export power from Bhutan to India through the existing grid to India. The rural electrification component will provide access to electricity sourced from hydropower to 8,767 households and facilities with grid extensions, and electricity sourced from ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 37399-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7157
Loan No. 2463
Loan No. 3034
Loan No. 2464
Grant No. 0119
Loan No. -
Grant No. 0141
Approval Date 30 Sep 2013
Closing Date 02 Apr 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 145,768
Geographical Location Bhutan
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Large hydropower generation
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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