Kambaratinskaya HPP-2 safety plan implementation

Kyrgyzstan

Energy

Approved concept note Investment credit

On 22 October 2019, the Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development (EFSD) Council approved the Eurasian Development Bank’s (EFSD Resources Manager) opinion on the preliminary application of the Kyrgyz Republic for an investment loan to finance the project “Kambaratinskaya HPP-2 safety plan implementation” in the amount of US $58.2 million, with US $50.7 million to be financed by the EFSD. 

The project involves construction of an additional spillway of this HPP, a bypass channel and slots on the left bank of the Naryn River, implementation of measures against reservoir sedimentation, monitoring, strengthening of slope stability, construction of turbine penstocks of HPP construction service spillway near water intakes and development of a system for measuring the condition of the dam, spillway and its slopes. 

The project is expected to help avoid potential costs resulting from realization of risks of devastating effects of flash floods on the dam and slope collapse in the area of water intakes and the right bank 7 km upstream from KHPP-2 dam and will also support the implementation of the ongoing EFSD project “Commissioning of the second hydro generation unit of Kambarata HPP-2”.

 

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