Bhutan: SASEC Green Power Investment Program

The proposed multitranche financing facility will support the development of run-of-river hydropower plant and transmission system facilities in the eastern region of Bhutan. The power generated from the plant can be supplied through the eastern grid network system for dual purposes of export and domestic consumption.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval3 Dec 2015
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryBhutan
SectorEnergy
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$1.50 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Due diligence of Druk Green Power Corporation’s pre-feasibility studies and detailed project report, and Bhutan Power Corporation’s transmission plans

Support for engineering designs and assessments, commercial arrangements, financial structuring, safeguards, and procurement

FINANCING

$1.5 million (Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)