Regional Cooperation on Increasing Cross-Border Energy Trading within the Central Asian Power System (ADB-52112-004)

Regions
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Turkmenistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Oct 10, 2019
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Sectors
  • Energy
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Fund
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 23, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 16, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank website, "The technical assistance (TA) will have the following outcome: regional energy trade and cooperation enhanced. The identified infrastructure projects, which are necessary for connection of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and other potential new electricity markets to Central Asian Power System (CAPS), will be submitted for endorsement of the CAPS governments at Central Asia United Power System Council Meeting."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Bouadokpheng Chansavat
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

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