Electricity System Strengthening and Sustainability Program (ADB-49177-001)

Countries
  • Timor-Leste
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Nation wide
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jan 29, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Timor-Leste
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Sectors
  • Energy
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 7, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2016


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Project Description
The proposed investment program will finance investments in Electricidade de Timor-Leste (EDTL) Timor-Leste's state-run electric utility) to improve electricity service reliability, expand access to modern energy services, and improve performance of EDTL's management, maintenance, and revenue-collection systems throughout Timor-Leste. Achievement of these objectives will substantially reduce the fiscal drain of the power sector on Timor-Leste's budget. Investments will be financed consistent with a sector development strategy and investment roadmap, to be prepared as a key output of project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA).
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (formerly Ministry of Public Works) Avenida dos martires da Patria Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste 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