45126-003: Rural Electrification Through Renewable Energy

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed Project aims to address these constraints by leveraging SCF funds with ADB and other donor-assisted funds to set up both credit and subsidy windows for mini-micro hydropower (MMH) and solar home systems (SHS) under CREF. Funds under the CREF will be managed by a nodal financial intermediary (FI) for relending of medium to long-term local currency subloans and providing other support to participating financial institutions (PFIs) that meet ADB s eligibility criteria to help ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 45126-003
Type or Modality of Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Date 19 Sep 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,800
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy efficiency and conservation
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)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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