Afghanistan Infrastructure and Rehabilitation Services Program(IRP) written in English, Dari and Pashto
Keshim-Faizabad Road, looking upstream on Kotcha River Schoolgirls at well pumping clean water Afghan workers building part of a bridge Asphalt being laid on an Afghan road A section of North West Kabul Power Plant Aerial view of the Kajakai Dam

General Management and Administration
Gardez-Khost Road
Advisor to the Secretariat of the Inter-Ministerial Commission for Energy
Roads Operations and Maintenance / Capacity Building
Reactive Power Compensation for North East Power System (NEPS)
National Load Control Center
General Services - IRP Quick Response II
Kandahar Commercialization Advisory
Diesel Thermal Power Plant Operations and Maintenance
Bamyan-Dushi Road Design
Design and Construction of Regak Bridge in Oruzgan Province
Initial Construction of Bamyan-Dushi Road
Tarakhil Power Plant Operations and Maintenance
Reconstruction of the Keshim-Faizabad Road
Kajaki Dam Auxilliary Infrastructure and Supporting Services
General Services - Quick Response for IRP I
The Afghanistan Energy and Information Center
Road from Kajakai Dam to Ring Road
Ghazni to Gardez Road Design
Import of Power from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan
Strategic Provincial Roads in South and East Afghanistan
500/220 kV Substation for the North East Power System
Southern Strategy Road - Segment A
500 kV Transmission Line Design for North East Power System

Reactive Power Compensation for North East Power System (NEPS)
Close up image of Naibabad Substation
Overview. The objective of this USAID-funded project is to procure and install reactors and capacitors for identified substations in the North East Power System (NEPS). Upon completion, the NEPS voltage level will be maintained within established system operating limits, system losses will be minimized, and power transmitted for NEPS from all resources will be maximized.

The ultimate goal of NEPS is to provide least-cost energy to Kabul and northeastern Afghanistan from northern Afghanistan and its neighbors to the north Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. Considerable growth of industrial, commercial, and residential loads is anticipated in the northeastern part of Afghanistan over the next few years. Further electrical power demands are inevitable, and even now generation capacity around Kabul falls short of current demand and utilization. It is anticipated that Afghanistan will import approximately 300 MW of power from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan by the end of 2011. The provinces of Balkh, Samangan, Baglan, Parwan, and Kabul will all be immediately and directly impacted with the completion of the reactive power compensation (RPC) program of NEPS.

Reactive power compensation will minimize reactive power losses along the NEPS system and will maximize the amount of power imported from the neighboring countries bordering Afghanistan on the North. RPC will also provide system reliability and lessen the occurrences of power outages.

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