Strengthening Capacity for Promoting Distributed Renewable Energy Utilization in Hebei Province (ADB-47054-001)

Countries
  • China
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Specific Location
Hebei Province
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Canceled
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 16, 2013
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Borrower
People's Republic of China, Hebei Development Reform Commission
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.30 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 10, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 24, 2015


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the proposed TA supports the PRC government's strategy for delinking the economic growth and increased greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the utilization of renewable energy. The proposed TA is also a timely response to address the urban air pollution in Northern PRC which is partly attributed to coal fired heating plants located in urban areas and supports the recently issued regulations by National Energy Administration to increase non-polluting energy sources for heat supply. ADB's PRC: Country Partnership Strategy 2011 2015 also prioritized ADB support for innovative technologies and institutional arrangements to mitigate climate change, urban environment and private sector participation in delivery of public services. The proposed TA will enhance the capacity of provincial government agencies to utilize distributed renewable energy sources for heat supply in urban areas by assessing the feasibility of geothermal energy and wind power as a potential heat source in the context of Hebei Province.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Executing Agency: Hebei Development Reform Commission Mr. Xiaolin Qiao, Chief Email Address: qiaoxiaolin@126.com No. 55 Ziqiang Road, Shijiazhuang Hebei 050000 People's Republic of China Project Officer: Perera, Pradeep East Asia Department, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main