40043-013: Regional Power Transmission Interconnection Project (AFG/TAJ)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will interconnect the power grids in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The Project's scope will cover the construction of a 220 kilovolt (kV) double-circuit transmission line that will link the hydropower stations located on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan to the border town of Sherkan Bandar; then to Kunduz, Baglan, and Pul-e-Khumri in Afghanistan. This line will be ultimately linked to Afghanistan s major electricity demand centre, Kabul, through the Afghan 220 kV corridor currently unde... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 40043-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2304
Loan No. 2303
TA No. 4908
Grant No. 0230
TA No. 4909
Loan No. 8230
Approval Date 19 Dec 2006
Closing Date 16 May 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 71,200
Geographical Location Vakhsh River to Sherkan Bandar,Pul-e-Khumri,Baghlan,South Tajikistan and North Afghanistan,Kunduz,Kabul
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Regional cooperation and integration
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Joonho Hwang
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Barki Tajik
Mr. Rahimov

PDS Creation Date
30 Oct 2006

Last PDS Update
26 Jun 2014

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