44444-013: Second Green Power Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The proposed project will finance Nikachhu hydropower plant, which is a run-of-the-river type with 118 MW capacity, located in the Nikachhu River in Trongsa district in the central region of Bhutan. The project aims for cross-border power export through a public private partnership and clean development mechanism. Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 44444-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3225
Grant No. 0421
Loan No. 3226
TA No. 8791
Approval Date 03 Dec 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 121,500
Sector Energy
Subsector Large hydropower generation
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)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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