Project Details
North-South Power Transmission Enhancement Project
Summary:The proposed project will construct a 500kV transmission line about 225km long across the Hindukush mountain range between the northern town of Dashte Alwan and Kabul at the southern end.
Expected Outcome:The project will increase the supply of power from the north of Afghanistan to the south and east.
Expected Outputs:A 500kV transmission line from Baghlan to Kabul (Dashte Alwan to Arghundy) commissioned, including a 500kV/220kV substation in Arghundy, Kabul.
Date Approved:2013
Expected Completion:2019
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $ 99 million
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund: $ 117 million
Government of Afghanistan: $4 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page