Power Sector Reform Program (ADB-49196-003)

Countries
  • Vietnam
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
National-wide - the Energy Sector
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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
Dec 8, 2015
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Borrower
Government of Vietnam
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Sectors
  • Energy
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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)
$ 1.10 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 16, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 19, 2016


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Project Description
The TA will assist the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) in preparing relevant guidelines, roadmaps, and regulations for: (i) a competitive market operation related to contract arrangement and prudential requirements under the Vietnam wholesale electricity market (VWEM) and (ii ) a mechanism ensuring long-term adequate supply, which can replace, improve, or complement the current mechanism through power development planning (PDP) and build-operate-transfer (BOT) The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and Electricity Regulatory Authority of Viet Nam (ERAV) have been consulted for the TA design and development partners including the World Bank, AfD, and KfW coordinated.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million Counterpart - Vietnamese Government US$ 0.10 million Total project cost US$ 1.10 million
Contact Information
Ministry of Industry and Trade 54 Hai Ba Trung St. Hanoi, Viet Nam 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