41504-023: Town Electrification Investment Program - Tranche 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed investment program will improve power supply in provincial urban centers through replacement of high-cost diesel power generation with sustainable renewable energy power generation. The investment program will include (i) construction of about six run-of-river hydropower plants to supply provincial centers, (ii) construction of transmission systems to connect provincial centers, and (iii) capacity building within the power utility and communities. Project preparatory technical ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 41504-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2713
Loan No. 2714
Approval Date 06 Dec 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 57,300
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Energy sector development and institutional reform
Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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