Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation: Power Sector Regional Master Plan

Date: October 2012
Document Type: Consultant's Reports
Project Number: 43549-012

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This document is the final report for the regional technical assistance on CAREC Regional Power Sector Master Plan prepared by the FICHTNER GmbH & CO. KG / Germany. 

The projects identified under the master plan will increase energy security, energy efficiency and trade by optimizing integrated transmission and generation expansion between Afghanistan and the four Central Asian Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The study will address export opportunities from the five countries to neighboring regions. The master plan will study the integrated development of the regional power system and identify long-term solutions to balancing demand and supply, taking into account current assets, demand projections, and trade opportunities. The study will address policy measures to promote security and efficiency. It will also analyze technical requirements for connecting Afghanistan with Central Asian Power System (CAPS). The final report consists of the main text (volume 1) and the annexes (volume 2).