38196-013: Northern Power Transmission Expansion (Sector) Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project represents a 5-year time slice of Electricity of Viet Nam's (EVN) power transmission system development plan, covering 500 kilovolt (kV) and 220 kV transmission lines and associated substations. The project will transmit power from remote power plants to the northern part of Viet Nam, which is relatively poor. This enables adequate and reliable power supply required in the planned socio-economic development activities including new industrial parks. The Project will also create ... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 38196-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2225
Approval Date 21 Dec 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 360,000
Geographical Location Northern Vietnam
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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