Project Details
Talimarjan Transmission Project
Country:Uzbekistan
Sector:Energy
Summary:The project has two components:

A. Strengthening power transmission network
  • Construction of a 500/220 kilovolt (kV) new open switchyard at Talimarjan thermal power plant;
  • building a 220-kilometer (km), 500 kV single circuit transmission line from Talimarjan thermal power plant to the Sogdiana substation;
  • construction of a connection bay at Sogdiana substation; and
  • installation of a 500 kV connection line from the 500/220 kV open switch-yard at Talimarjan thermal power plant to the Karakul-Guzar transmission line.
B. Institutional strengthening
  • Strengthening the technical and fiduciary capacity of the project implementing unit and its subsidiaries; and
  • strengthening the project implementing unit's capacity for project management, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation, including procurement, financial management, and disbursement activities; carrying out the project; and the project implementing unit audit.
Expected Outcome:The project will improve the reliability of the electricity supply to residential and business consumers in south and western Uzbekistan.
Expected Outputs:
  • Strengthened new 500/220 kV open switchyard;
  • a 220 km of 500 kV single circuit transmission line;
  • connection bay at Sogdiana substation
  • installed 500 kV connection line; and
  • strengthened institutional, technical, fiduciary, and project management capacities of the project implementing unit.
Date Approved:2011
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2016
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:World Bank: $97,000,000
Government of Uzbekistan: $93,000,000
Links/Documents:World Bank Project Page