The project will expand power imports from Turkmenistan through an asynchronous power interconnection, establish a unified power grid in Afghanistan, and extend the power grid into central Afghanistan.
Increased supply of imported and indigenous power
- New 500 megawatts high voltage direct current back to back voltage source convertor station commissioned at Dashte Alwan
- New 180 kilometers of 220-kV transmission line commissioned from Doshi to Bamyan
- New 220/20-kV substation commissioned in Bamyan with a distribution network 3,000 kilometers including 20,000 new connections.
|Funding Agency||Amount (USD millions)||Notes|
|Asian Development Bank||188.23|
|Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund||225.77|
|Government of Afghanistan||5|
|People’s Republic of China (PRC) Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund||1|