AfDB loan for old power technology

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $123.39m loan that will partially finance the North-West Grid 400kV Nyakanaz-Kigoma power transmission line project in Tanzania.

Slated for completion in 2024, the project will see the construction of a 280km transmission line from Nyakanazi to Kigoma, as well as an extension of Nyakanazi substation and construction of a new substation at Kigoma.

Additionally, the project scope includes integration of Kigoma and Kasulu 33kV distribution networks with the main grid including the supply of last-mile connection materials to serve at-least 10,000 new consumers in Kigoma Region.

Source: Power Technology



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