44184-012: Afghanistan and Turkmenistan: Regional Power Interconnection Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The Regional Power Interconnection Project will address electric supply needs in Afghanistan (AFG) and electric infrastructure development and export plans in Turkmenistan (TKM). The Project will meet AFG needs as (i) development partners have advised plans for investment in transmission and distribution which will increase the low electrification rate thereby increasing demand (ii) development of new domestic generation is not expected to meet forecast demand, (iii) existing ... Read More

Country Turkmenistan
Project Number 44184-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7853
Approval Date 05 Sep 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,300
Geographical Location Ashgabat,Kabul
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional energy generation
Electricity transmission and distribution
Energy sector development and institutional reform
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)

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