17 MW Solar Power PV Project

Procurement of Plant: Design, Supply & Installation of 17.38 MW Sephu Solar PV Power Plant, Bhutan   Invitation for Bids 1. The Royal Government of Bhutan has applied for financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of Renewable Energy for Climate Resilience Project. Part of this financing will be used for payments …

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Bhutan: Renewable Energy for Climate Resilience Project

The project will finance the construction of one solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant located in central-west Bhutan with a minimum total capacity of 17.38 megawatt peak (MWp). This will be the first utility scale alternative renewable power plant in the country and the first step to diversify the generation portfolio of Bhutan’s hydropower dominated energy …

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Guidelines for Evaluation

GUIDELINES FOR PROGRAMME AND PROJECT EVALUATIONS IMPRINT Investment Management PUBLISHED BY: Austrian Development Agency Zelinkagasse 2, 1010 Wien Tel.: +43 (0)1 90399-0 Fax: +43 (0)1 90399-1290 oeza.info@ada.gv.at, www.entwicklung.at Management and editorial team: Sigrid Breddy, Astrid Ganterer, Tonka Eibs Austrian Development Agency Consultations and drafting: Lisa Ringhofer, Silvia Weninger www.triple-minds.com Graphic design and Layout: Christina Brandstötter …

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FDI in Bhutan (2021-2022)

FDI is received mostly from Asia with 64 percent. India remains the major source of investment in Bhutan within Asia with 47 percent followed by Singapore (19 percent) and Thailand (11 percent).As of 31st December 2020, there are 92 FDI projects worth Nu. 37,134.600 million including 10 new projects worth Nu. 3,527.420 million approved during the …

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Progress on Bhutan Implementing Climate Action

Climate change has been integrated into our development planning with “Climate Neutrality, Climate and Disaster Resilience” identified as the sixth National Key Result Area (NKRA) of the 12th Five Year Plan (2018-2023). With the five-year plan’s objective as “Just, Harmonious and Sustainable Society through enhanced Decentralisation”, the priority areas for mitigation and adaptation in the NDC were developed into programs primarily under this NKRA …

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Air pollution from wood fired cooking stove

Abstract The combustion of wood fuel by cooking stove releases pollutants of particulate matter (PM), carbon monoxide (CO), oxide of nitrogen (NOx), volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAHs). The quantity of pollutants released is highly dependent on the moisture content, oxygen level, wood type and combustion temperature.  The pollutants from wood cooking …

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Sustainable City: Thimphu, Bhutan

Introduction The rapid growth of cities has become the most striking feature of human civilization. Cities have depleted earth’s resources by draining the fertility without replenishing it. They have exhausting the forests, watershed and in the process discarding vast quantities of waste and pollution.  Sustainability needs to be addressed if mankind is to continue to …

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