Reliable power supply is essential to enhancing the quality of life and good performance of the power sector and reliable electricity services are vital to promoting private sector investments to diversify the economy and achieve sustainable economic growth.
The Rural Energy Project aimed to increase access to an economical and reliable energy supply of rural communities in selected provinces of Cambodia by expanding reliable grid electricity and improved cookstoves (ICS) supplies.
The main purpose of the Gujarat Solar Power Transmission Project, funded by a $100 million loan approved by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in September 20111, was to provide a high voltage connection from the Charanka Solar Park in Patan district of Gujarat to the state and national grids to the enable evacuation of solar power generated by the park’s privately funded solar farms.
Electricity is a key driver of economic growth and poverty reduction. Recognizing this, the government of India declared providing electricity to all households at an affordable price by 2012 as its mission and announced the Power for All by 2012 policy.