Azerbaijan: Power Transmission Enhancement

Sovereign Project | 42085-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Power Transmission Enhancement
Project Number 42085-012
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7069-AZE: Power Transmission Enhancement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location The transmission line will be erected from Mingechaur hydropower plant to Absheron substation

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 A total of 8.0 person-months of consulting services (4.0 international and 8.0 national) will be required. The consultants will have adequate experience working in power sector and expertise in the project financial and economic analysis, social/resettlement and poverty analysis, and environment. ADB will recruit the consultants individually according to its Guidelines on the Use of the Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers (February 2007).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Tianhua Luo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Azerenergy Joint Stock Company
Majid R. Aliyev, Advisor, Economics and Finance
10, Ac. Abdulkerim Alizade Str. Baku, AZ 1005, Azerbaijan


Concept Clearance 18 Feb 2008
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2008 to 03 Mar 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 Mar 2008
Last PDS Update 19 Mar 2008

TA 7069-AZE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Mar 2008 - 17 Mar 2008 31 May 2008 15 Jul 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 40,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 190,000.00 17 Mar 2008 130,838.34

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