37399-043: Green Power Development Project - Additional Financing

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Green Power Development Project was approved on 29 October 2008. It includes two components: (i) hydropower development and (ii) rural electrification. 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 second component provides access to electricity in rural areas for around 9,000 rural households and public facilities on an on-grid and off-grid basis ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 37399-043
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3034
Approval Date 30 Sep 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 39,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Large hydropower generation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change 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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