TA-8067 (UZB): Namangan 500 kV Power Transmission Project

Title of task:

TA-8067 (UZB): Namangan 500 kV Power Transmission Project

Country: Uzbekistan

Location within country: Tashkent, Namangan provinces

Name of client:

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Implementation period(month/year):

May, 2012 - April, 2013

Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader):

Madina Khalmirzayeva – Environmental Expert

Project description:

The Project involved the construction of 174 km of 500 kV overhead lines (OHL) from Angren, Tashkent Province to Kasansay district, Namangan Province in the Republic of Uzbekistan in Central Asia. Designed to be a part of the national grid system, the 500 kV OHL will transmit electricity from various power plants to users, balance the load from various supply, and demand centers, and provide alternative routes for dispatching electricity in case of failure in one segment of the grid. The Project will improve the transmission efficiency by way of reducing electricity losses, enhancing reliability of electricity supply, and minimizing voltage fluctuation.