Power Transmission and Distribution Project
The loan-financed portion of the projects covers three areas of Afghanistan: A. Northern area
- Construction of a 20-kilometer (km), single-circuit, 100-kilovolt (kV) transmission line from Shekanbandar to Imam Sahib.
- Construction of a 75 km, single-circuit, 100 kV transmission line from Naghlu east to Jalalabad; and
- construction of a 17 km, double-circuit, 110 kV line from Mehtarlam to Jalalabad.
- Construction of a 12 km, double-circuit, 110 kV transmission line from Breshnakt to Kabul South;
- construction of a 43 km, one circuit of a double circuit, 220 kV transmission line from Kabul South to Puli-Alam; and
- construction of a 51 km, 100 kV line from Puli-Alam to Gardez.
- Construction of substations at Imam Sahib, Sarepul, and Talugan, and a switching station at Shekanbandar;
- construction of distribution networks in Khan Abad, Imam Sahib, and Talugan, benefiting 51,000 households; and
- provision of 9,000 electrification kits.
- Rehabilitation of substations at Jalalabad, Mehtarlam, Qarghayi, and Surobi;
- rehabilitation of distribution networks in Jalalabad and Mehtarlam, targeting 23,000 households; and
- provision of 6,300 electrification kits.
- Construction of substations at Puli-Alam and Gardez;
- rehabilitation of city distribution networks in Puli-Alam, Muhammad Agha, and Gardez, benefiting 16,500 households; and
- provision of 3,000 electrification kits.
The project will improve power supply in the northern, southern, and eastern areas of Afghanistan by rehabilitating and extending power transmission and distribution systems.
- New 20 km transmission line constructed in the northern area
- New 75 km and 17 km transmission lines constructed in the central and eastern areas
- New 12 km, 43 km, and 51 km transmission lines constructed in the southern area
|Funding Agency||Amount (USD millions)||Notes|
|Asian Development Bank||23.5||Grant (closed 31 July 2014)|
|Asian Development Bank||26.5||Loan (closed 21 May 2016)|
|Government of Afghanistan||26.2|