Takhiatash Power Plant Efficiency Improvement Project (ADB-45306-001)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Karakalpakstan and Khorezm regions
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Jul 15, 2014
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Borrower
Government of Uzbekistan, UzbekEnergo
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 570.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 570.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Apr 5, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Mar 30, 2017


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Project Description

According to ADB website, ADB is helping Uzbekistan upgrade the Takhiatash thermal power plant to meet rising electricity demand in the western part of the country. The project will involve building two combined-cycle gas turbine units, decommissioning old and inefficient power generation units, improving energy efficiency, and increasing power supply to the Karakalpakstan and Khorezm regions.

The project, to be implemented in the Takhiatash thermal power plant (TPP), involves building two combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units, decommissioning old and inefficient power generation units, improving energy efficiency, and increasing power supply to the Karakalpakstan and Khorezm regions. It includes a capacity development component to improve corporate performance and a social development component to foster gender equality.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Project Officer: Chansavat, Bouadokpheng
Central and West Asia Department
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.

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