46392-001: North-South Power Transmission Enhancement Project (formerly Power Distribution Project)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The project will construct a 500-kV transmission line about 225 km long across the Hindukush mountain range between the northern town of Dashte Alwan and Kabul, at the southern end. It will include a new 500-kV / 220-kV substation to connect to the grid in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital. The project will add 1,000-1,300 MW to the existing 300 MW of transmission capacity between northern and southern Afghanistan. The new line will transmit electricity produced domestically by hydropower and ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 0374
Grant No. 0375
|Approval Date||25 Nov 2013|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||99,000|
|Geographical Location||Dashte Alwan|
|Subsector||Electricity transmission and distribution|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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