Myanmar RBF Off-grid Solar (WB-P166413)

Countries
  • Myanmar
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Government of Myanmar
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.45 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 16, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 19, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank documents, the project aims to help increase access to electricity in Myanmar by providing results-based subsidies to eligible companies selling Lighting Global certified products. The project will support the sale of 150,000 Lighting Global certified systems by the private sector in Myanmar.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Cofinancing:
- Energy Sector Management Assistance Program US$ 0.45 million
- Global Partnership on Output-based Aid US$ 30 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Sunil Kumar Khosla, Lead Energy Specialist
Phone: 65013655

Raluca Georgiana Golumbeanu, Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Phone: 458-9879

Implementing Agency
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
Khant Zaw, Director General
Phone : 9595088999
Email : kzaw.dda@gmail.com

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