Talimarjan Transmission Project


The project has two components: A. Strengthening power transmission network

  • Construction of a 500/220 kilovolt (kV) new open switchyard at Talimarjan thermal power plant;
  • building a 220-kilometer (km), 500 kV single circuit transmission line from Talimarjan thermal power plant to the Sogdiana substation;
  • construction of a connection bay at Sogdiana substation; and
  • installation of a 500 kV connection line from the 500/220 kV open switch-yard at Talimarjan thermal power plant to the Karakul-Guzar transmission line.
B. Institutional strengthening
  • Strengthening the technical and fiduciary capacity of the project implementing unit and its subsidiaries; and
  • strengthening the project implementing unit's capacity for project management, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation, including procurement, financial management, and disbursement activities; carrying out the project; and the project implementing unit audit.

Expected Outcome

The project will improve the reliability of the electricity supply to residential and business consumers in south and western Uzbekistan.

Expected Outputs

  • Strengthened new 500/220 kV open switchyard.
  • 220 km of 500 kV single circuit transmission line.
  • Connection bay at Sogdiana substation.
  • Installed 500 kV connection line.
  • Strengthened institutional, technical, fiduciary, and project management capacities of the project implementing unit.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
World Bank 110
Government of Uzbekistan 93.04
Total 203.04