42378-012: Power System Efficiency Improvement Project II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed project - Power System Efficiency Improvement II - will address three key areas in the electricity supply sector. They are: improving energy use efficiency of thermal power plants, improving the transmission network capacity, and expanding the renewable energy base. The project interventions will include: (i) conversion of power plants at Siddhirganj, Baghabari, and Khulna to combine cycle power plants; (ii) construction of 180 km 132 kV transmission lines and four 133/32 kV ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 42378-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7889
Approval Date 17 Oct 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 700
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Energy efficiency and conservation
Renewable energy generation - solar
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)

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