Nepal: Private Sector-Led Mini-Grid Energy Access Project (WB-P149239)

  • Nepal
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  • World Bank (WB)
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  • Energy
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 17.21 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 17.21 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Feb 28, 2017

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Project Description

According to the bank website, "The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to increase electricity delivery from renewable energy mini grids in selected areas by mobilizing private energy service companies.

Key Results
The achievement of the PDO will be measured using the following indicators:
(1) Electricity Generation capacity constructed or rehabilitated (3.8 MW)
(2) People provided with new or improved electricity service (126,000 Number of people)
(3) Capital mobilized by private companies (3.6 US$)
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank
Subodh Adhikari
Energy Specialist
Government of Nepal, Ministry of Finance
Mr. Shreekrishna Nepal
Joint Secretary
Implementing Agencies
Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC)
Ram Dhital
Executive Director


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