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
 

Diesel Thermal Power Plant Operations and Maintenance
A new generator set is lifted from truck prior to installation.
Overview. In 2003, USAID committed to providing emergency diesel-generated power to key southern cities that include Kandahar (Kandahar Province), Lashkar Gah (Helmand Province), and Qalat (Zabul Province). The World Bank provided emergency diesel generators to eight provincial cities, including Musa Qala (Helmand Province), and Tirin Kot (Uruzgon Province). Providing diesel power to these areas was considered to be a short-term solution to provide immediate sources of electricity while longer-term and more sustainable lower-cost solutions were being developed.

A combination of factors, including security challenges and resource and capacity constraints have extended the length of time that the diesel power stations have remained in use. The stations require continued operations and maintenance support. The changing reality over the past four years makes it clear that the temporary diesel power stations must be converted to permanent installations. USAID provides technical support and is developing the capacity of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (Afghanistan National Electricity Corporation DABS) to manage these power plants.

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