41154-012: Energy Sector Capacity Building
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Given Nepal's vast hydropower potential, the country's energy sector is poised to make a strong contribution to the country's economic development. But years of underinvestment in electricity generation have led to supply shortages. Investments have not kept up with growth in demand, which increases by 9%-10% annually. The Nepal Electricity Authority has performed poorly and incurred heavy financial losses. A poor regulatory environment has added to the sector's problems. Nepal's electricity ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 7628
|Approval Date||27 Oct 2010|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||600|
|Subsector||Energy sector development and institutional reform|
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Some gender benefits|
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