Active Portfolio Investment Projects
- Project Title:
- Afghanistan Power System Development Project
- Grant Amount:
- $75 million
- Approval Date:
- March 19, 2009
- Closing Date:
- 31 May, 2017
The development objective of the Afghanistan Power System Development Project is to increase access to grid power and the quantity of available power to the consumers in the target areas of the urban centers at Pul-e-Khumri, Charikar, Gulbahar, and Jabul-Seraj.
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The project: Following a programmatic approach to rehabilitating and expanding the Afghanistan power system, the Afghanistan Power System Development Project builds and complements the investments made under the ARTF funded Kabul-Aybak-Mazar-e-Sharif Power Project and the Emergency Power Rehabilitation Project.
The project supports the Government of Afghanistan in increasing: (i) access to grid power; and (ii) the quantity of power available to consumers in the target urban centers of Pule-Khumri, Charikar, Gulbahar and Jabul-Seraj. The project is also supporting the establishment of a unit within MEW to promote energy efficiency and saving.
- Increase in electricity access rate in Charikar, Doshi, Gulbahar and Jabul-Seraj (% of households).
- Increase in power supply quantity to project areas in Pul-e-Khumri; Charikar, Gulbahar and Jabul-Seraj (in MWh).
- Initiation of the energy efficiency promotion activities in Afghanistan.