Project Details
KEGOC: North-South Power Transmission
Summary:The project covers construction of 270-kilometer YukGres-Shu first section of the new North-South 500-kilovolt electricity transmission line.
Expected Outcome:The project will promote competition and trade both on national and regional levels by facilitating a low-cost producer in North Kazakhstan to supply South Kazakhstan and the Central Asia integrated system, and to meet winter electricity supply shortages in Uzbekistan.
Expected Outputs:
  • First section of the North-South transmission line constructed.
Date Approved:2003
Expected Completion:2009
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: $60.0 million
Government of Kazakhstan: $21 million
Links/Documents:EBRD Project Page