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Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Eugene Zhukov as Director General of its Central and West Asia Regional Department, effective immediately. As Director General, Mr. Zhukov will lead ADB’s engagement with 10 countries in the region: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan; and oversee the […]

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement

ADB to provide USD 231-mn loan to enhance power generation capacity in Assam

This is the third tranche loan for the ongoing Assam Power Sector Investment Program, which was approved by the ADB board in July 2014 New Delhi: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a USD 231-million loan to augment electricity generation capacity in Assam through construction of a 120-megawatt (MW) hydroelectric power plant. ADB and […]

Visaka Industries gets patent right for its solar roof product ‘ATUM ‘ from South Africa

ADB, NNS Sign Loans to Build Milestone Solar Power Project in Uzbekistan

TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and “Nur Navoi Solar” Foreign Enterprise Limited Liability Company (NNS) signed loans of up to $17.5 million for a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power plant that will be the first public–private partnership renewable energy project in Uzbekistan. The project will play a catalytic role in improving access to affordable […]

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement

ADB, India Sign $300 Million Loan to Upgrade Power Distribution Network in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $300 million loan to upgrade rural power distribution networks to provide reliable electricity supply to consumers in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The signatories to the tranche 1 loan for Uttar Pradesh Power Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project were Additional […]

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$231 Million ADB Loan to Help Increase Supply of Clean Energy in India

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $231 million loan to construct the Lower Kopili Hydroelectric Power (LKHEP) plant in Central Assam, India. This loan is the third and largest tranche of the $300 million Assam Power Sector Investment Program approved by ADB in 2014. The project has so far upgraded the […]

Visaka Industries gets patent right for its solar roof product ‘ATUM ‘ from South Africa

Sri Lanka To Construct a 100 MW Solar Power Plant under Private Sector Investments

  Cabinet Approves 100 MW Solar Power Plant under Private Sector Investments at Siyabalanduwa Cabinet approval has been granted to construct 100 MW Solar Power Plant under Private Sector Investments at Siyabalanduwa and a 10 MW Wind Power Plant for the Trincomalee Grid Substation to ensure steady and uninterrupted power supply to the country round […]

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement

ADB to Help Improve Advanced Biofuel Production in India

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $2.5 million technical assistance (TA) to support advanced biofuel development in India. The grant is funded from the Asia Clean Energy Fund, financed by the Government of Japan under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility, and the Republic of Korea’s e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund. […]

Visaka Industries gets patent right for its solar roof product ‘ATUM ‘ from South Africa

ADB Approves $190 Million Loan to Upgrade Power Distribution System in Bengaluru

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a combined sovereign and nonsovereign loan of $190 million to modernize and upgrade the power distribution system in Bengaluru city in the state of Karnataka, India. The ADB assistance for the Bengaluru Smart Energy Efficient Power Distribution Project includes a $100 million sovereign loan and a […]

Visaka Industries gets patent right for its solar roof product ‘ATUM ‘ from South Africa

$105 Million ADB Grant to Improve Financial Sustainability of the Power Sector in Tajikistan

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $105 million grant to accelerate the implementation of ongoing reforms and improve the financial sustainability of the power sector in Tajikistan. “There is a profound financial crisis in the Tajik power sector and recovering from this requires simultaneously addressing sector governance, debts, tariffs, sales, timely […]

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement

$154 Million ADB Grant to Help Improve Access to Electricity in Western Afghanistan

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $154.4 million grant to boost the supply of power in Afghanistan by extending the country’s power grid into the western provinces of Herat and Farah, ensuring access to electricity for vulnerable communities in those provinces. The assistance includes $36.4 million from the Asian Development […]

Thailand floats hydro-solar projects for its dams as fossil fuel supplement