46044-002: Renewable Energy Development and Power Sector Rehabilitation Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will support the government s policy to increase power generation from renewable sources, rehabilitate damage to the power sector caused by a major cyclone, and increase the power sector s resilience to future natural disasters. It will rehabilitate three small hydropower plants (SHPs) on Upolu and construct three new SHPs on Upolu and Savai i. The project will also provide training to the Electric Power Corporation (EPC) on operation and maintenance (O&M) of the SHPs for up to ... Read More

Country Samoa
Project Number 46044-002
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0373
Grant No. 0370
Grant No. 0371
Approval Date 15 Nov 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 18,210
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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