Northwest Region Power Transmission Line Project (ADB-47296-001)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Karakalpakstan, Khorezm
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Sep 22, 2015
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Borrower
UzbekEnergo
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Sectors
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 255.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Apr 5, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 26, 2016


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Project Description

This project finances improvements to the power transmission network capacity and reliability in the northwest regions of Uzbekistan - Karakalpakstan and Khorezm. The project components include: a) the construction of a 220 kilovolt (kV) single-circuit overhead transmission line approximately 364 kilometers (km) in length; b) the expansion, rehabilitation and construction of 3 substations; and c) institutional development, capacity building and project management.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

UzbekEnergo
6 Istiklol Street
Tashkent, 100000, Uzbekistan

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB
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http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main