Project Details
Power Sector Master Plan
Summary:The technical assistance (TA) is intended to support the Government of Afghanistan in identifying power sector deficiencies and systematically prioritizing the sector's rehabilitation needs.
Expected Outcome:The TA will also improve the strategic and investment planning capacities of the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) to a level at which MEW can analyze Afghanistan's power sector needs without the help of a third party.
Expected Outputs:A power sector master plan is prepared with the following features:
  • demand/supply growth projection in major load centers,generation strategy considering both indigenous and foreign sources of power supply, and
  • transmission network development plan for interconnecting generation facilities and load centers.


MEW staff were also trained to update the master plan and keep it relevant.

Date Approved:2010
Expected Completion:2011
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction: $1,500,000
Links/Documents:TA Completion Report