Gambia Electricity Restoration and Modernization Project (WB-P163568)

Countries
  • Gambia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
May 18, 2018
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 41.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 41.00 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)
$ 121.50 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 Feb 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jul 13, 2017


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Project Description

According to WB documents, the project aims to improve the operational performance of the utility, and its capacity to dispatch variable renewable electricity. There are three components of the projects: 

Component 1. On-grid solar PV

Component 2. T&D restoration and modernization

Component 3. Institutional strengthening and project implementation support

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Team Leader: Christopher Philip Trimble

Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 
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Team Leader: Manuel Jose Millan Sanchez

Senior Engineer, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.

 

Implementing Agency: National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC)

Demba Jallow, Project Coordinator

Email Address: dembajallow@hotmail.com

 

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