41504-024: Improved Energy Access for Rural Communities

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The impact of the Improved Energy Access for Rural Communities Project (Project) will be improved livelihoods for rural communities in PNG provinces. The outcome will be that PPL has increased access to power for rural communities. The outputs will be (i) PPL extends power distribution grid to rural communities, (ii) PPL trials community based civil works contracts for powerline construction, and (iii) community capacity building undertaken to improve productive utilization of electricity. Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 41504-024
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0288
Grant No. 9163
Approval Date 19 Apr 2012
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional energy generation
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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