Project Details
Preparing the Central Asia-South Asia Regional Electricity Market Project
Country:Afghanistan
Kyrgyz Republic
Tajikistan
Sector:Energy
Summary:The project preparatory technical assistance (TA) will assess the economic and technical feasibility of electricity trade between Central Asia and South Asian countries through an initial project to export 100MW from Tajikistan/Kyrgyz Republic to Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Expected Outcome:A project design and feasibility study agreed on by the Governments of Afghanistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan, and Asian Development Bank.
Expected Outputs:Expected outputs were split over two phases: Phase 1 being a preliminary feasibility report confirming economic and technical viability, and Phase 2 a full feasibility report to include technical design, confirmation of cost estimates, and social and environmental safeguard assessments.
Date Approved:2007
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2008
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $3,000,000
Shared: $337,000 (Governments of Afghanistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan)
Links/Documents:TA Completion Report
TA Completion Report