42361-013: Medium-Voltage Sub-Transmission Expansion Sector Project (former name: Rural Electrification Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed project will expand the supply of reliable and cost effective grid-electricity in Kampong Thom, Kampong Cham, Siem Reap, Kandal and Banteay Meanchey province in Cambodia. It will (i) expand the electricity transmission infrastructure by constructing 2,110 kilometer (km) of 22 kilovolt (kV) sub-transmission lines , (ii) support the implementation of the project, and (iii) improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of Electricite du Cambodge. Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 42361-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2979
Loan No. 8264
Approval Date 14 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 45,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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