42094-062: Development of Mini Hydropower Plants in Badakhshan and Bamyan Provinces

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project entails development of upto four mini hydropower plants through cofinancing by Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction. The project will serve remote district centers in Badakhshan and Bamyan provinces on North Eastern and Central Afghanistan -- these provinces are not expected to be supplied by the North East Power System (NEPS) grid in the foreseeable future. The aggregate installed capacity will be around 2 MW (0.5MW x 4). The Project objective is to improve the quality of life of ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42094-062
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9128
Approval Date 28 Nov 2008
Closing Date 30 Oct 2014
Geographical Location Topchi, Bamyan Province,Baharak, Badakhshan Province
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable Energy
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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