Advanced Renewable Energy Technology Demonstration (ADB-51421-001)

  • China
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Specific Location
Maerkang (Barkam), Sichuan province
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Voting Date
Aug 31, 2018
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People's Republic of China
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.70 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 30, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 22, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will increase the readiness of the Government of Aba Prefecture for investments in climate-resilient distributed heating based on renewable energy in Barkam County in Sichuan Province. The TA will assist the local government in developing knowledge about and preparing a pre-feasibility study on renewable energy-based climate-resilient distributed heating systems.

The TA is in the country operations business plan, 2018 2020 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the People's Republic of China (PRC). It fully aligns with ADB's country partnership strategy, 2016 2020 for the PRC's priority on managing climate change and the environment for an ecological civilization. It will support the strategic priorities of Strategy 2030 to build climate resilience and enhance environmental sustainability.


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

TA 9577-PRC: Advanced Renewable Energy Technology Demonstration 

Technical Assistance Special Fund (ADB)   US$ 0.3 million

Climate Change Fund (ADB) US$ 0.2 million

Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility (Cofinancing) US$ 0.2 million

Contact Information

Executing Agencies

People's Government of Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
45 Chonglie Street, Barkam City Aba Prefecture, Sichuan



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