Project Details
Regional Power Transmission Project
Country:Tajikistan
Sector:Energy
Summary:The project includes
  • construction of approximately 70 kilometers (km), 220-kilovolt (kV) Kairakum Asht transmission line, rehabilitation of Kairakum 220 kV substation, and construction of additional one new bay in Asht 220 kV substation;
  • construction of approximately 69 km 220 kV Geran-Rumi transmission line, rehabilitation of 220 kV Rumi substation, and rehabilitation and expansion of 220 kV Geran substation;
  • rehabilitation of Regar 500 kV and Baipaza 220 kV substations;
  • installation of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System at the national control center and 32 key substations;
  • support for project implementation, including supervision, procurement, project monitoring and evaluation; and
  • power sector operational performance improvement program.
Expected Outcome:The project will help Tajikistan achieve energy security and provide adequate and reliable power supply to domestic household, commercial, and industrial sectors.
Expected Outputs:
  • New 220kV Kairakum-Asht transmission line constructed, Kairakum 220kV substation rehabilitated, and a new bay in Asht 220kV substation constructed;
  • new 220kV Geran-Rumi transmission line constructed, 220 kV Rumi substation rehabilitated, and 220 kV Geran substation rehabilitated and expanded;
  • rehabilitated Regar 500kV and Baipaza 220 kV substations;
  • installed SCADA System at the national control center and 32 key substations;
  • improved capacity for project implementation, including supervision, procurement, project monitoring and evaluation; and
  • developed power sector operational performance improvement program.
Date Approved:2010
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $122 million
Government of Tajikistan: $19 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page