41155-013: Electricity Transmission Expansion and Supply Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will improve the reliability of energy supply in Nepal and strengthen the transmission infrastructure needed to promote Nepal's capacity for cross-border energy trade. It will provide support in three critical areas in the electricity supply industry, which has experienced severe underinvestment: (i) electricity transmission capacity expansion, (ii) strengthening of distribution systems including those along the Tamakoshi (Khimti)-Kathmandu transmission line, and (iii) ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 41155-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0270
Loan No. 2808
TA No. 7923
Grant No. 0271
Approval Date 15 Nov 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 75,250
Geographical Location Throughout Nepal
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Energy efficiency and conservation
Energy sector development and institutional reform
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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