42182-013: Renewable Energy Development and Network Expansion and Rehabilitation for Remote Communes Sector Project (Formerly Renewable Energy for Remote Commune

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The primary objective of the sector Project is to develop rural electrification and renewable energy in Viet Nam to benefit ethnic minority communities inhabiting remote and poorer parts of the country. The Project consists of two investment components: (i) development of mini-hydropower plants in mountain provinces, and (ii) network expansion and rehabilitation of distribution networks serving poor provinces. Component 1 of the Project will develop about 5-10 grid-connected run-of-river ... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 42182-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7262
Loan No. 2517
Grant No. 0384
Approval Date 30 Mar 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 153,500
Geographical Location Lai Chau and Dien Bien, Quang Nam and Hue provinces, Tra Vinh and Soc Trang provinces, Quang Tri province
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
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: A


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