Additional Financing II for Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development II (WB-P165400)

  • Bangladesh
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 10, 2018
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Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 55.00 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)
$ 179.00 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 Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Dec 1, 2017

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Project Description

According to website of the World Bank, the project intends to increase access to clean energy through renewable energy in rural areas in Bangladesh.

Proposed components for the project are as follows:

Component A: 
A.2) Remote Area Power Supply Systems

This will provide support for an additional 1,000 Solar Irrigation Pumps (SIPs) and 30 Solar Mini-grids (SMGs).

A.3) Technical Assistance for Component A.2 Implementation 

It will support quality assurance, training and outreach, studies and planning; and program management for Infrastructure Development Company Limited, the implementing agency.

Component B: Household Energy  

This will provide support for installation of additional 4 million Improved Cook Stoves (ICS). The proposed additional financing includes support for scaling ICS program, including quality assurance, training and outreach, studies and planning and program management.

The proposed development objective is to increase access to clean energy through renewable energy and promote more efficient energy consumption in rural areas.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Amit Jain
Energy Specialist

Mr. Kazi Shofiqul Azam
Additional Secretary

Implementing Agencies
Power Cell
Mohammad Hossain
Director General
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL)

Mahmood Malik
Executive Director and CEO


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