44405-012: Tariff Reform and Inter-sectoral Allocation of Natural Gas
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Bangladesh economy has been growing at an average rate of 6% in recent years and power shortages have been often cited as one of the main critical constraints for realizing the full growth potential of Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been experiencing power shortages as a result of the inadequate generation capacity; in 2009 the dependable power generation capacity was 3,800 MW whereas the peak demand was 5,500 MW. This has resulted in a peak deficit of 1,700 MW. About 54% of the power is ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 7758
|Approval Date||08 Dec 2010|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||225|
|Subsector||Energy Sector Development|
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||No gender elements|
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