Tajikistan: Power Rehabilitation, Phase II

Sovereign Project | 34515-012

Summary

The proposed project will comprise: (i) the relocation of Nurek 500 and 220kV switchgear (this component is treated separately and its study not included in the current TA); (ii) the rehabilitation and uprating of the Vashkh River hydropower cascade; (iii) rehabilitation of the power distribution system in Khatlon Region.

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Project Name Power Rehabilitation, Phase II
Project Number 34515-012
Country Tajikistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4596-TAJ: Power Rehabilitation, Phase II
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 11,057.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution - Large hydropower generation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The proposed project will comprise: (i) the relocation of Nurek 500 and 220kV switchgear (this component is treated separately and its study not included in the current TA); (ii) the rehabilitation and uprating of the Vashkh River hydropower cascade; (iii) rehabilitation of the power distribution system in Khatlon Region.

The purpose of the TA are to: Part A: (i) assess the needs in terms of rehabilitation of the Vaskhsh cascade and of the transmission and distribution system in Khatlon Region; (ii) screen and ranked the hydropower plants in terms of economic benefits and others; Part B: (i) study the rationale, the technical justification and design of the Project; (ii) carry out the economic and financial viability of the Project; (iii) prepare the Project cost estimate and Project packaging, including a detailed implementation schedule for each project component; (iv) recommend measures to enhance the poverty impact of the Project; (v) evaluate the soundness of the financial governance procedures; (vi) incorporate appropriate environmental impact mitigation measures and prepare resettlement plan as needed; and (vii) establish a set of monitorable indicators and a monitoring mechanism.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Tajikistan in Khatlon Region
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will require 17 person-months of international consultants, and 36 person-months of domestic consultants. The consulting team will comprise, electro-mechanical, civil engineering, economics, financial, environmental and social development specialists. All the consultants will be engaged by ADB, through a firm, in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. A simplified technical proposal format and the quality-and-cost-based selection method will be used.
Procurement TBD
Responsible ADB Officer Xavier Humbert
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Barki TajikMr. Kh. Samiev, Chairman64, Ismoil Somoni St. 734026 Dushanbe
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 25 Feb 2005 to 09 Mar 2005
MRM -
Approval 10 Jun 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 26 Jul 2006
Last PDS Update 11 Dec 2006

TA 4596-TAJ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Jun 2005 19 Sep 2005 19 Sep 2005 15 Apr 2006 31 Oct 2006 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
511,057.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 511,057.00 10 Jun 2005 509,645.55

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