Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development – Toktogul HPP Rehabilitation in Kyrgyz Republic

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Project at-a-glance
Project Name Toktogul HPP Rehabilitation in Kyrgyz Republic
Sector/Subsector Energy
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Opening Date 2014
Project Closing Date 2019
Responsible Institution
Responsible International Financial Institution Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development
Responsible Executive Agencies

OJSC Electric Power Plants

Objectives
Strategic Agenda
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
  • Inclusive economic growth
  • Regional integration
Description

On 2 July 2014, the Council of the Eurasian Economic Community Anti-Crisis Fund approved a preliminary application and concept note of the investment project of the Kyrgyz Republic called Energy Sector Rehabilitation. Phase 2. Toktogul HPP Rehabilitation Component: replacement of the second and fourth turbine-generator units with replacement/rehabilitation of auxiliary systems and powerhouse equipment in the amount of US $190 million, with the Fund’s planned contribution of US $75 million.

The project involves the replacement of the second and fourth turbine-generator units with replacement/rehabilitation of auxiliary systems and powerhouse equipment at Toktogul HPP in the Kyrgyz Republic, which is part of the Toktogul HPP cascade. The cascade is the largest hydropower and strategic site in KR.

The Energy Sector Rehabilitation project is tentatively divided into 3 phases. The first phase of Toktogul HPP rehabilitation project, currently financed by ADB, involves the replacement of the electrical mechanical equipment of the plant, including the replacement of generator circuit-breakers, exciter and regulation systems, 500 kW cable lines etc. The second phase of the rehabilitation involves the replacement of the second and fourth turbine-generator units with replacement/rehabilitation of auxiliary systems and powerhouse equipment. The third phase covers the replacement of the first and third turbine-generator units.

Source of Funding
  • Eurasian Development Bank
  • Asian Development Bank
Amount of Funding

US $75 million

Project Outcome
  • Increase of Toktogul HPP capacity by 90 MW by 2019;
  • Improvement of Toktogul HPP continuous operation time from 80% in 2014 to 90% by 2019;
  • Improvement of the economic security and independence of the country from electricity imports;
  • Reduction of acute winter electricity shortages in the country;
  • Improvement of reliable and sustainable power supply to consumers; and
  • Growth of the export potential of the Kyrgyz Republic through exports of excess electricity to the ACF member states, improvement of the balance of payment of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Contact Information of International Financial Institution
Organization/Department Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development
Address 21 Erkindik blvd., Bishkek
Postal Code 720040
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Phone +996 (312) 660 404 (2312)
Website

www.eabr.org/e/

Contact Information of Project Implementer
Organization/Department OJSC Electric Power Plants
Address 326 Jibek Jolu Prospect
Postal Code 720070
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Phone +996 (312) 661 101
E-mail

electric.stations@gmail.com

Website

www.energo-es.kg