42378-015: Power System Expansion and Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The proposed investment program includes three tranches encompassing generation expansion and associated transmission and distribution improvements. Tranche 1 mainly focuses on generation expansion. Tranche 2 focuses on transmission and distribution improvement together with a pilot solar irrigation component. Tranche 3 also invests on generation expansion. Generation expansion in the MFF will be undertaken through supply side energy efficiency improvement so that about 50% power can be ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 42378-015
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2966
Approval Date 12 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 185,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Energy efficiency and conservation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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