Project Details
Tajikistan Energy Emergency Recovery Assistance Project
Country:Tajikistan
Sector:Energy
Summary:The project consists of the following parts:

A. Rehabilitation of the electricity, gas, and heat transmission systems
  • Installation of an odorizing system to detect gas leaks in the gas network,
  • rehabilitation of the gas transmission system,
  • rehabilitation of the electrical transmission system,
  • provision of low sulfur residual fuel oil to the Dushanbe combined heat and power plant,
  • rehabilitation of heat-supply systems in Khujand city, and
  • restoration of coal-based heat-supply systems at selected settlements.

B. Project management, capacity building, and support implementation of Energy Emergency Mitigation Action Plan (EEMAP)
  • Strengthening Tajikistan’s capacity for project management, monitoring and evaluation, including environmental management and safety, procurement, disbursement and financial management activities; and
  • support implementation of medium-term actions under EEMAP for electricity and gas systems.

C. Provision of energy resources
  • Provision of power to areas in the Barki Tajik not connected to the Tajikistan grid and
  • provision of power in the Barki Tajik from Sangtuda-1 power plant.
Expected Outcome:The project will urgently increase the amount and reliability of the national energy supply, especially in the winter season, by supporting the implementation of Tajikistan’s EEMAP.
Expected Outputs:
  • Electricity, gas, and heat transmission systems rehabilitated;
  • project management, capacity building, and support implementation of EEMAP delivered; and
  • power provided to areas in the Barki Tajik not connected to the Tajikistan grid, and in the Barki Tajik from Sangtuda-1 power plan.
Date Approved:2008
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2012
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:World Bank: $7 million
Links/Documents:World Bank Project Page
Project Paper
Financing Agreement between the World Bank and Tajikistan
Project Agreement between the World Bank and Tajik Gas
Second Amendment to Financing Agreement