43464-012: Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Transmission Investment Program (PPTA)

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Himachal Pradesh, a small mountainous state with a population of slightly over 6 million, has abundant water resources in the five major rivers flowing through the state from the western Himalayas. The power generation potential of Himachal Pradesh is about 23,000 MW, which is about one-fourth of the total hydropower potential of India. In its hydropower policy (2006) , the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP) targets its comparative advantage in hydropower with the goal to become the ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 43464-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7771
Approval Date 11 Jan 2011
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements

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