43456-023: Power Sector Improvement Project (formerly Transmission and Distribution Metering Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


While the entire power sector needs modernization, the Government places highest priority on loss reduction and strengthening governance. This is not only to improve commercial operations, but to regain the population's confidence in the power sector and to reestablish political stability. Energy security through generation capacity expansion is a priority, but the short-term solutions are to improve system efficiency and reliability, and to enhance regional power trade. The proposed Project ... Read More

Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Number 43456-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0218
Loan No. 2671
Approval Date 27 Sep 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 44,800
Geographical Location Country wide
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and 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
Jim Liston
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy and Industry
Mr. Aibek Kaliev

National Electric Grid of Kyrgyzstan
Mr. Medetbek Aitkulov

PDS Creation Date
27 Apr 2010

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014