Majuro Power Network Strengthening Project (ADB-49450-007)

  • Marshall Islands
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 27, 2017
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Government of Marshall Islands
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank website, the project will support the Republic of the Marshall Islands' (RMI) renewable energy targets and greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets through investments in the Majuro distribution network. The project will install an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) in the Majuro power distribution network to enable Marshalls Energy Company (MEC) to collect data on physical energy flows within its network, reduce system technical and commercial losses, and improve system reliability. The data provided by the AMI will also inform successive investments in Majuro's power system, including siting of additional renewable energy generation assets on the Majuro power system. Consulting advisory services will be provided to support the AMI implementation, and to prepare a comprehensive capacity-building and business-process reengineering (BPR) roadmap for implementation under successive investment projects.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Trainor, James Michael
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines Marshalls Energy Company

Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands
MH 96960 Ministry of Finance
P.O. Box D, Majuro, MH 96960


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