Uch Kurgan Hydropower Plant Modernization (formerly Energy Sector Project) (ADB-49240-001)

Countries
  • Kyrgyzstan
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Apr 19, 2017
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Borrower
Kyrgyz Republic
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Sectors
  • Energy
  • Hydropower
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.10 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Dec 27, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 24, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) will develop the proposed Uch Kurgan Hydropower Plant Modernization Project and will increase sustainable hydropower generation in Kyrgyz Republic by (i) modernizing Uch Kurgan hydropower plant (HPP), (ii) developing a new small HPP on the Uch Kurgan irrigation canal, and (iii) improving country capacity to develop and operate small HPPs. The project aims to (i) increase supply of renewable energy to meet growing demand, (ii) improve energy security by enhancing supply reliability, and (iii) enhance understanding of sustainable clean energy development and climate change adaptation and mitigation measures.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Koh, Pei Ling Central and West Asia Department, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. Executing Agency: OJSC Electric Power Plants 326 Jibek Jolu Prospect, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 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.