SASEC Power System Expansion Project

This technical assistance helps the Government of Nepal promote renewable energy and rural electrification in a sustainable and systematic manner. It also supports a feasibility study for a large grid-connected wind farm based on collected wind data.

PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

11 Jul 2014

Technical Assistance

Nepal

Energy

Ongoing

$500,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Feasibility study for large-scale wind farm (minimum of 1 MW) presented and proper tariff structure recommended

Options for energy storage management studied

Capacity development of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment and the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre supported

FINANCING

$500,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)