Uzbekistan: Northwest Region Power Transmission Line Project

Sovereign Project | 47296-002

Summary

The main objective of the proposed project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is to prepare the Northwest Region Power Transmission Line Project (the project) and assist the executing agency undertaking advance procurement.

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Project Name Northwest Region Power Transmission Line Project
Project Number 47296-002
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8618-UZB: Northwest Region Power Transmission Line Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The main objective of the proposed project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is to prepare the Northwest Region Power Transmission Line Project (the project) and assist the executing agency undertaking advance procurement.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The PPTA is necessary on the following grounds:

a. The project is urgently needed in Uzbekistan.

b. While the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan has a plan to invest in the project, there is a need to prepare a feasibility study and undertake due diligence as part of the requirements to process a loan.

c. There is a need for specific expertise from a competent international consulting firm to prepare the project considering its technical complexity and scale.

Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Korezm,Karakalpastan
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholders' consultations through community meetings, discussions and interviews will be conducted to share information about the proposed project and to get views from stakeholders on their expectations.
During Project Implementation Consultation and Participation plan to be prepared during PPTA
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The PPTA will employ (i) a consulting firm for preparing the feasibility study and technical specifications for the physical component, and (ii) individual consultants for assisting the executing agency in recruiting the project implementation consultants and preparing safeguard documents. There are 8 positions for international (19 PM) and 6 positions for national consultants (38 PM). The consulting firm will be recruited using quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS) method (90:10) with simplified technical proposal (STP), in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Tianhua Luo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
UzbekEnergoMr. Zafarjon Kamolov, PMU Managernorthwest220@uzbekenergo.uz6 Istiklol Street Tashkent, 100000, Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 05 Feb 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2015

TA 8618-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014 21 Feb 2014 31 Dec 2015 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 05 Feb 2014 485,442.11
Title Document Type Document Date
Northwest Region Power Transmission Line Project Technical Assistance Reports Apr 2014

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