Nurek Hydropower Rehabilitation Project Phase I (WB-P150816)

  • Tajikistan
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 3, 2017
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  • Energy
  • Hydropower
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 225.70 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 350.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 8, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 15, 2016

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Project Description
This project finances the rehabilitation and restoration of three power generating units of the Nurek hydropower plant, and the strengthening of the Nurek dam. There are three components which include power plant rehabilitation, dam safety, and capacity building in project management.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Contact: Paivi Koljonen Title: Lead Energy Specialist Tel: 458-2284 Email: Name: Ministry of Finance, Tajikistan Contact: Abdusalom Qurboniyon Title: Minister Tel: 99237-221-14-17 Email: Name: Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, Tajikistan Contact: Usmonali Usmonzoda Title: Minister Tel: 99237-235-35-66 Email: Name: OJSHC Barqi Tojik Contact: Mahmadumar Asozoda Title: First Deputy Chairman Tel: 99237-235-87-66 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: