Cambodia: GMS Transmission Project


Project 34390-013
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Type Loan
Sector Energy
Country Cambodia
Start 2003
End 2011
Status Closed
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 95,000
Confinancing Source: World Bank-IDA ($16M) and Nordic Development Fund ($11M)

Project Description

The main components of the project will be: (i) construction of a double circuit 220 kv transmission line approximately 110 km. long from the Vietnamese borders to Phnom Penh, associated substations and distribution works in Phnom Penh; (ii) construction of a power supply to affected households along the transmission line route; (iii) rehabilitation and expansion of the generating and distribution systems (22 kv and LV) in selected provincial towns; (iv) provide training to EDC staff and capacity building for the Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC); and (v) undertake studies of the feasibility of some small hydropower projects and prepare bidding documents.

Progress (as of March 2021)

Project closed


Contact 1
Contact Name Nida, Ouk
Organization Asian Development Bank
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

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