42378-016: Power System Expansion and Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The proposed Tranche 2 will contribute to the overall impact of the MFF on increased energy sector contribution to low-carbon economic growth in Bangladesh. The specific impact of the Tranche 2 will be increased access to reliable supply of electricity. The outcome of Tranche 2 is increased transmission and distribution capability in the power system. This will allow increased power transfer from Ghorasal to Tongi and to increased transmission capability to satisfy the increasing demand ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 42378-016
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3087
Approval Date 11 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 310,000
Geographical Location Dhaka
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
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: A
Indigenous People: C

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