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TA 4932-PNG: Power Sector Development Plan for Papua New Guinea

Power Sector Development Plan for Papua New Guinea
2009 Power Sector Development Plan of Papua New Guinea Asian Development Bank projects in Papua New Guinea TA activities in Papua New Guinea Review the pertinent policy legislation regulations and procedures Diagnosis of the sector entities and constraints in Papua New Guinea Energy and power demand Forecast demand in Papua New Guinea

The Scope

The long-term objective of the TA was to increase the availability of reliable and sustainable power supply in PNG at reasonable cost.  The TA assisted the Government to examine issues and options for promoting and facilitating the provision of such power, accessible to all people in the country in a reliable, safe, affordable and efficient manner. The main output of the TA was an assessment of power sector demand and supply, review of power sector policy, legislation, regulations and procedures, diagnostic analysis of sector entities and related binding constraints, power demand forecast and least-cost supply plan, action-oriented and monitor able power sector operational program, capacity building and dissemination of results/TA findings.


Our Role

An experienced multidisciplinary team was deployed by us to carry out the services. The activities performed by us included:   

  • Reviewed the available literature and documentation;
  • Identified the present energy and power demand and forecast demand;
  • Assessed the supply options and assist the system optimization encompassing generation, transmission and distribution;
  • Reviewed the pertinent policy, legislation, regulations and procedures, and establish their appropriateness and any deficiencies;
  • Performed a diagnosis of the sector entities and constraints;
  • Assessed and analysed options for development of the renewable energy resources like hydropower, wind energy, solar energy etc.;
  • Explored optimum energy efficiency options suitable for investment/financing under various financing windows available for energy efficiency project development;
  • Prepared three to five power sector development pre-feasibility studies for prioritized investments;
  • Drafted a power sector operational program;
  • Facilitated the coordination of donors;
  • Enhanced the human resources capacity;
  • Increased the awareness of stakeholders on the benefits of reforms;
  • Facilitated the support of policy makers; and
  • Disseminated the main findings and lessons learned.