National Power Grid Strengthening Project


The project will (i) build about 1,100 kilometers (km) of new 110-kilovolt (kV), 220 kV, and 500 kV transmission lines; (ii) construct four new substations; and (iii) expand three existing substations. The project will cover four of the five regions of Turkmenistan, and will help establish an interconnected national transmission grid to improve reliability and energy efficiency of the network.

Expected Outcome

Regional cooperation and power export opportunities maximized

Expected Outputs

  • Regional and national power transmission infrastructure reinforced
  • Power system planning, forecasting improved
  • Investment project management and procurement capacity in energy sector strengthened
  • Pilot projects for energy efficiency demonstrated

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 500
Government of Turkmenistan 175
Total 675