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

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44405-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7758
Approval Date 08 Dec 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 225
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)


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