44219-014: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Power System Expansion Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The project will contribute to Nepal s energy development objectives by (i) scaling up the on-grid and off-grid renewable energy supply, (ii) facilitating cross-border power exchange, (iii) increasing access to renewable energy in rural areas, and (iv) building capacity for on-grid and off-grid power sector development. The on-grid components will be able to evacuate 2,000 MW of new generation outputs along the Kali Gandaki corridor and Marsyangdi corridor to the main load centers at ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 44219-014
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 8678
Loan No. 3139
Grant No. 0397
Grant No. 0398
Approval Date 04 Jul 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 180,500
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Renewable energy generation - solar
Renewable energy generation - wind
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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