38628-022: Greater Mekong Subregion Northern Power Transmission Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The project will (i) construct 398 kilometers (km) of 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission lines with associated 115/22 kV substations, and erect about 1,100 km of new 22 kV medium- and low-voltage distribution lines to expand access to grid electricity to consumers in western Vientiane, Xaignabouli, and Phongsali provinces of the Lao PDR; (ii) provide nointerest credit to poor households in the project areas to help them connect to the distribution grid; and (iii) provide consulting ... Read More
Lao People's Democratic Republic
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 0195
|Approval Date||27 Apr 2009|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||20,000|
|Geographical Location||Northern and Northeastern provinces|
|Subsector||Electricity transmission and distribution|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)|
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