Start date: 2015 Finish date: 2018 Location: Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan
Client: Bark-i-Tojik Tajikistan and NEGK Kyrgyzstan
Scope of work:
Description: In Central Asia, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan have a surplus of electricity during the summer because of most abundant clean Hydropower resources. Nearby in South Asia, Afghanistan and Pakistan cannot meet their citizens’ electricity needs, especially during the sweltering summer. A new electricity transmission system, called CASA-1000, between all four countries would help make the most efficient use of clean Hydropower in the Northern Countries by enabling them to transfer and sell their electricity surplus in the summer to the deficient countries in South Asia. The selection and employment of consultants was performed under IBRD (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) loans and IDA (International Development Association) credits & grants by World Bank borrowers. The project consists two parts: 500 kV HVAC transmission system as well as ±500 kV HVDC transmission system.
Monenco Iran was selected as the consultant for HVAC part of the project that consist bellow transmission lines and associated substations:
500 kV Transmission line from Regar to Sangtudeh (115 km) and extension works for associated substations (Tajikistan).