Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City Power Transmission Development Sector project Project Dates: January 2014 - December 2020
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PROJECT OBJECTIVE

To improve the capacities of HNCP and HCMPC and development and rehabilitate its 220KV and 110KV transmission lines. It is co-financed by ADB with Asean Infrastructure Fund (AIF) and US$100 million from Vietnam Government.

Key output
(i) Strengthened institutional capacities of HNPC and HCMPC
(ii) Development and rehabilitation of 220 kV and 110 kV transmission lines and substations of Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City.
 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

A project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is required to review and finalize the project documents prepared by the implementing agencies, Ha Noi Power Corporation (HNPC), and Ho Chi Minh City Power Corporation (HCMPC), including:

(i) reviewing the governing master plans or equivalent for the transmission and distribution system development;

(ii) reviewing the pre-feasibility studies and feasibility studies of the subprojects;

(iii) ensuring that the safeguards documents are prepared in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS; 2009);

(iv) preparation of financial and economic analyses of the project and subprojects;

(v) preparation of bidding documents for priority subprojects;

(vi) procurement capacity assessment of the implementing agencies;

(vii) addressing common procurement issues in power sector projects in Viet Nam;

(viii) assessing utility management practices of the implementing agencies and recommending comprehensive capacity development program to build their institutional capacities with due consideration for support provided by development partners including JICA, KfW and the World Bank;

(ix) reviewing all existing plans and road maps for the introduction of smart grid to implementing agencies and proposing a smart grid component for the project including an appropriate capacity development program; and

(x) providing project start-up support after the completion of the Final Report.

It may be noted that the financial management capacity assessment of the implementing agencies is being executed by an ADB staff consultant recruited outside the scope of the PPTA.


SECTORS OR AREAS OF WORK
  1. Transmission and distribution

KEYWORDS
  1. Energy Education

Region/Location

BUDGET

USD 17,270,000

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

SUPPORT TYPE
SUPPORT SUBTYPE
  • Loan
BUDGET

USD 17,270,000

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

SUPPORT TYPE
SUPPORT SUBTYPE
  • Loan