43197-013: Port Moresby Power Grid Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed Port Moresby Grid Development Project will upgrade and extend the transmission and distribution grid in the national capital, Port Moresby, thereby improving the reliability and quality of power supply to the main urban center in Papua New Guinea (PNG), improving the energy efficiency of power delivery, and enabling delivery of essential power to rapidly expanding areas of Port Moresby. A project preparation technical assistance (PPTA) will be undertaken for the due diligence of ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 43197-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2998
Loan No. 2999
Approval Date 26 Apr 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 66,700
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)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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