Project Details
Renewable Energy Development
Country:Afghanistan
Sector:Energy
Summary:The technical assistance (TA) aims to increase the share of renewable energy in Afghanistan by developing a roadmap, developing hybrid wind/solar/diesel renewable energy projects, and increasing the necessary institutional capacity in the country.

 

The TA will build on previous work and complement ongoing efforts of Afghanistan's Ministry of Energy and Water and other development partners that will contribute to and benefit from Asian Development Bank's broader Clean Energy and Energy for All programs.

Expected Outcome:Increased readiness for renewable energy development investments, both public and private, in Afghanistan
Expected Outputs:
  • Renewable energy road map for Afghanistan developed
  • Report on renewable energy resource and technology assessment in identified areas completed
  • Capacity to plan and implement renewable energy projects improved
  • Pilot-testing and development of a solar powered kit completed
Date Approved:2014
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $1,000,000
Links/Documents:TA Report