BH-L1048 : Reconstruction with Resilience in the Energy Sector in The Bahamas
Project Status: Approved
The objective of the Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects (CCLIP) is to advance RenewableEnergy (RE) within The Bahamas, improving the reliability and resilience to climate-related natural disasters, while rehabilitating criticalinfrastructure. The objective of this first operation is to support the Government of The Bahamas (GoBH) with the rehabilitation ofcritical energy infrastructure and restoration of electricity service in targeted islands heavily affected by hurricane Dorian, whilefacilitating the integration of RE. The specific objectives of the first operation are to: (i) support the rehabilitation of the electricityTransmission and Distribution (T&D) system and installation of new and resilient RE capacity in Abaco and East Grand Bahama (EGB);(ii) promote the adoption of solar Photovoltaic (PV) technologies in the Family Islands (FI); and (iii) contribute to the improvement ofthe regulatory framework for RE technologies and the mechanisms for its deployment.