The project entails a loan to finance construction of (i) a c. 125 km 500 kV transmission line in Uzbekistan between the settlements of Sarimay (Khoresm region) and Djankeldy (Bukhara region), and (ii) a c. 10 km 500kV transmission line connecting a new 500kV open switchgear with the 500kV Navoi transmission line. Implementation of the project shall significantly improve reliability, efficiency and stability of the transmission network as well as quality and security of electricity supply. The Project will be implemented by JSC National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan (“NEGU”), a state power company in charge of the country’s transmission network.
ESIA disclosure package
Attached are the following documents available in English and Russian:
- Non-technical summary
- Stakeholder Engagement Plan
- Environmental and Social Action Plan
- Environmental and Social Management Plan
- Land Acquisition and Livelihood Restoration Framework
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Project Implementation Unit
JSC National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan
42 Osiye street, Tashkent, 100084
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13th floor, Banking Association of Uzbekistan
1,Qoratosh Street, Tashkent, 100027
Tel.: +998 78-140-44-00
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Last updated 25 June 2014