Project Details
MFF 2: Energy Development 2014-2023
Country:Afghanistan
Sector:Energy
Summary:The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) will conduct due diligence for an ensuing ADB project aimed to increase electricity supply and access to electricity and increase gas supply for electricity production and industrial uses.
Expected Outcome:In the Afghanistan power subsector, generation (conventional and renewable), transmission (domestic and regional), and distribution (on- and off-grid) projects are proposed for ADB financing. In addition, wells rehabilitation is likewise considered in the gas subsector.
Expected Outputs:
  • Feasibility study of 500-kV line and 5000-kV high-voltage direct-current back-to-back convertor station and 200-kV line
  • Project procurement plan with indicative timelines
Date Approved:2013
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2016
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $1,500,000
Government of Afghanistan: $100,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page