Distribution Grid Development Sector Project for Viet Nam Power Corporations (ADB-49175-001)

  • Vietnam
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Specific Location
National-wide - the Energy Sector
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 15, 2016
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Government of Vietnam
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  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.10 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Aug 2, 2016

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Project Description

The Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam has requested a project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to conduct due diligence and prepare an investment project Distribution Grid Development Sector Project for Viet Nam Power Corporations.

This is to support the government in the implementation of its Seventh Power Development Plan 2011-2020 (PDP VII) in providing adequate and reliable power supply. The ensuing project (the project) will assist part of the government's investment program in strengthening the power distribution system, managed by the distribution power corporations (PC) of state-owned Vietnam Electricity (EVN).

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million

The TA is estimated to cost $1,100,000 equivalent, of which $1,000,000 will be financed on a grant basis by the ADB Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF-V).

The government will provide counterpart support for the TA in the form of counterpart staff, office space, office supplies and internet access, and other in-kind contributions with an estimated value of 10% of the total cost of the TA.

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer
Wanniachchi Kankanamalage, Aruna K.

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Division
Energy Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

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