41627-023: MFF - Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program (Tranche 1)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The main objective is to help fulfill local demand, as Himachal Pradesh experiences energy shortages, especially in the winter months of December to February when river flows are at their lowest, with some peak shortages experienced throughout the year. Surplus power, particularly due to strong river flows from the spring snow melt, will be exported to the northern grid, thus serving as an important source of revenue for the state. However, the program will benefit all Northern ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2461
|Approval Date||27 Oct 2008|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||150,000|
|Geographical Location||Both subprojects are located within the northwestern state of Himachal Pradesh.|
|Subsector||Large hydropower generation|
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: B
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