Rural Electrification Project (WB-P170132)

  • Tajikistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Khatlon and Gorno- Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO)
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 26, 2019
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Government of Tajikistan
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  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Hydropower
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 70.70 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 8, 2019

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Project Description

According to Bank documents, this project aims to provide electricity access to target settlements in Khatlon and Gorno- Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) regions of Tajikistan. Components of this project include:

  • Constructing the 10MW Sebzor hydropower plant and associated power transmission lines for domestic use and export to Afghanistan.
  • Providing electricity service and generation for  58 settlements in GBAO and 50 settlements in Khatlon through mini-grids (including solar, wind, and micro hydro) and household level sources (rooftop solar and solar water heaters)
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), the European Agency for Reconstruction (EAR), the European Rolling Stock Financing Cooperative, the German bank KfW, and the Swiss FOFEA are also involved in financing this project.

Contact Information

Ministry of Energy and Water Resources
Usmonali Usmonzoda, Minister

Ministry of Finance
Faiziddin Qahhorzoda, Minister

Pamir Energy Company
Daler Jumaev, General Director

Barqi Tojik
Mirzo Ismoilzoda, Chairman 

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