42085-013: Power Transmission Enhancement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is a priority investment project under the state program on the development of the fuel and energy sector in the Republic of Azerbaijan. It will construct a double-circuit 220 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from Mingechevir hydropower plant to Absheron substation, to replace the existing two single-circuit 220 kV transmission lines (Mingechevir 1 and 2), which have been used for about 60 years. The Project will increase the capacity of the power transmission network in the ... Read More

Country Azerbaijan
Project Number 42085-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2437
Approval Date 10 Sep 2008
Closing Date 16 Jun 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 160,000
Geographical Location Zabrat,Sanaye Qovshagi,Hovsan,Mingechevir,Khurdalan,Absheron
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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