Power Transmission Investment Program–Tranche 3 Project Dates: January 2015 - February 2021
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PROJECT OBJECTIVE

The Asian Development Bank is working with Viet Nam to improve the transmission network to balance power loads in northern, central, and southern Viet Nam. 
Key output 
1.) upgrading 500 kilovat and 220 kilovat transmission lines 
2.) improving the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the National Power Transmission Corporation

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The investment program will contribute to meeting electricity demand growth of industrial, commercial, and residential consumers in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner. The outcome of the investment program is enhanced capacity of the transmission network to balance power load. The investment program also supports partial implementation of National Power Sector Development Master Plan VII to meet growing electricity demand of industrial, commercial and residential consumers throughout Viet Nam, and improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the National Power Transmission Corporation (NPT)-the entity responsible for financing, managing and operating the transmission network to ensure reliable electricity supply.

Tranche 3 will finance part of each of the two outputs:

Output 1: Expanded Transmission Network (Physical investment)

Output 3: Project Implementation Support (Non-physical investment)


SECTORS OR AREAS OF WORK
  1. Transmission and distribution

Region/Location

BUDGET

USD 1,700,000

DONORS (OR FUNDING /CONTRIBUTING ORGANIZATIONS)
  1. ADB - Asian Development Bank
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY OR AGENCIES

SUPPORT TYPE
SUPPORT SUBTYPE
  • Loan
BUDGET

USD 1,700,000

DONORS (OR FUNDING /CONTRIBUTING ORGANIZATIONS)
  1. ADB - Asian Development Bank
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY OR AGENCIES

SUPPORT TYPE
SUPPORT SUBTYPE
  • Loan