Power Transmission and Distribution Efficiency Enhancement Project (ADB-50059-002)

Countries
  • Nepal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Kathmandu
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Jun 29, 2017
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Borrower
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)
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Sectors
  • Energy
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 152.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 189.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 27, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 10, 2017


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Project Description
This program funds improvement to the energy distribution network to increase the capacity, reliability, and quality of electricity supply by reducing losses and efficiency upgrades and integrate the new generation capacity that is scheduled to be available in the next several years.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
This project is funded by: Asian Development Bank (Loan): US$ 150 million Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (Grant): US$ 2 million
Contact Information
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) P. O. Box 5352 Kathmandu Nepal 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