42094-075: Energy Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 5

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project consists of construction and commissioning of a 500-kV/220-kV substation at Dashte Alwan (near Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan) to connect to a 500-kV transmission line traversing the Hindukush mountains via the Salang Pass route. The project will augment the existing 300-MW transmission capacity between northern and southern Afghanistan by an additional 1,000 MW, to initally allow indigenous generation, as well as power import from Tajikistan, ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42094-075
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0377
Approval Date 04 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 49,100
Geographical Location Dashte Alwan
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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