44444-012: Green Power Development Project II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project outputs include (i) operation of a 118 MW run-of-the-river Nikachhu hydropower plant and its associated transmission lines, and (ii) enhanced institutional capacity of DGPC in financial, social, and environmental terms. The project will generate power of 903,490 MWh on the average annually. Power generated is expected to be exported outside Bhutan. Given that clean and renewable power export will be counted as carbon saving, the resulting reduction of greenhouse gases equivalent ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 44444-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7887
Approval Date 10 Oct 2011
Sector Energy
Industry and trade
Subsector Large hydropower generation
Trade and services
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)

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