Nurek Hydropower Rehabilitation Project, Phase 1


The objectives of the first phase of Nurek Hydropower Rehabilitation Project for Tajikistan are to (i) rehabilitate and restore the generating capacity of three power generating units of Nurek hydropower plant (HPP), (ii) improve their efficiency, and (iii) strengthen the safety of the Nurek dam.

Expected Outcome

Expected Outputs

There are three components to the project: the first component being rehabilitation of the three generating units, the key infrastructural components of the plant, and replacement of autotransformers. This component will consist of two subcomponents: replacement and refurbishment of mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical equipment; and replacement of six autotransformers. The second component is the enhancement of dam safety. This component will finance activities to improve the safety of the operation of the Nurek hydropower HPP. Finally, the third component is the technical assistance. This component will support implementation of the project and strengthen the institutional capacity of Barqi Tojik.

Project Types

Grant, Loan


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
World Bank 225.7
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank 60
Other Fund Sources 40 EIB
Total 325.7