Sustainable Hydropower Project (ADB-50130-001)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Nov 22, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Uzbekistan & UzbekEnergo
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
  • Hydropower
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Apr 5, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Dec 5, 2016


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Project Description

This project finances the modernization of three existing hydropower plants, the construction of three new run-of-river small-sized hydropower plants, and provide capacity development for min/micro hydropower plant development.

The six sub-project hydropower plants are selected based on their age, technical and economic viability, and prioritization in the national investment program.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

This project is a grant to help in the implementation of the actual project itself.

The makeup of the grant is:
US$0.5 million from the Technical Assistance Special Fund
US$2 million from the Asian Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility

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