Nurek 500 kV Switchyard Reconstruction Project


The project includes (i) construction of a new 500-kilovolt (kV) switchyard connected to Tajikistan's national grid and Nurek Hydroelectric Power Plant; and (ii) project management support, including consulting services for construction supervision, procurement, project monitoring, and evaluation.

Expected Outcome

The project will promote economic development and contribute to poverty reduction by ensuring sustainable and reliable electricity supply.

Expected Outputs

  • New 500 kV switchyard built in a safe location and connected to the national grid and Nurek Hydroelectric Power Plant.
  • Strengthened project management.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 54.77
Government of Tajikistan 12.13
Total 66.9