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Nepal – Nepal-India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project

June 21, 2011

IDA Credit: US$84 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 years
IDA Grant: US$15 million equivalent
Project ID: P115767

Project Description: The objective of the project is to provide Nepal with at least 100 Megawatts (MW) of additional electricity and help minimize power blackouts. The project will also see the establishment of cross-border transmission capacity of about 1,000 MW and develop key segments of the backbone high voltage system to help expand access to electricity across Nepal.


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