According to the Bank's website, the project provides finanances to the Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat to fund development of energy infrastrucutre to increase the supply of power from the north of Afghanistan to the south and east.
The additional financing will allow the construction of two reactors, at Dashte Alwan 500-kilovolt substation for the energization of the 500-kV overhead transmission line from Turkmenistan to Dashte Alwan. The additional financing will also cover cost overruns of the 500-kV transmission line from the Dashte Alwan substation in Baghlan to the Arghundy substation in Kabul and the 500-kV/220-kV substation in Arghundy, Kabul.
Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) is an independent and autonomous company established under the corporations and limited liabilities law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. DABS is Limited Liability Company with all its equity shares owned by the Afghan government. As the national power utility, DABS replaced to Da Afghanistan Breshna Moassessa (DABM) on the 4th May 2008 (15 Saur 1387). DABS manages electric power generation, import, transmission and distribution throughout Afghanistan on a commercial basis.
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PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION
Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat
Chaman Houzouri, Kabul, Islamic Republic
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