45418-003: Gujarat Solar and Smart Grid Development Investment Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed Gujarat Solar and Smart Grid Development Investment Program (the Program) will be a Multi Tranche Financing Facility (MFF) to develop the transmission and distribution network in Gujarat. Support will be provided for grid connected solar PV to meet day time demand in rural areas (including agriculture) and for distribution of electricity through smart high voltage distribution system (S-HVDS) in two distribution companies. In addition, transmission evacuation and grid ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 45418-003
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8055
Approval Date 05 Mar 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 350
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Energy efficiency and conservation
Renewable energy generation - solar
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)

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