42094-075: Energy Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 5

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project consists of construction and commissioning of a new 500-kV/220-kV substation at Dashte Alwan (near Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan) to connect to a 500-kV transmission line traversing the Hindukush mountains via the Salang Pass route. The project will augment the existing 300-MW transmission capacity between northern and southern Afghanistan by an addition 1,000 MW, to initally allow indigenous generation, as well as power import from Tajikistan, Turkmenistan... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42094-075
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0377
Approval Date 04 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 49,100
Geographical Location Dashte Alwan
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Asad Aleem
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, CWRD

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014

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