44184-012: Afghanistan and Turkmenistan: Regional Power Interconnection Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Regional Power Interconnection Project will address electric supply needs in Afghanistan (AFG) and electric infrastructure development and export plans in Turkmenistan (TKM). The Project will meet AFG needs as (i) development partners have advised plans for investment in transmission and distribution which will increase the low electrification rate thereby increasing demand (ii) development of new domestic generation is not expected to meet forecast demand, (iii) existing interconnections ... Read More

Country Turkmenistan
Project Number 44184-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7853
Approval Date 05 Sep 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,300
Geographical Location Ashgabat,Kabul
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Regional cooperation and integration

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Responsible ADB Officer
Jim Liston
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank

Last PDS Update
31 Mar 2014

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