P-MW-FAC-001

Project Details
ID: P-MW-FAC-001 Name: NKULA-LILONGWE POWER TRANSMISSION (ADB) Status: Completed Country: Malawi
Sector: Power Approval date: 24-juin-1975 Task Manager: FIKRU Bizuneh, OINF3
Total cost: 6567920
Currency: UAC
Source(s) of financing
Implementing Agency: ELECTRICITY SUPPLY COMMISSION OF MALAWI

Objectives

The phase I for which Bank assistance is being requested, consists of: (i) The construction of 132 kV transmission line 290 km long, from Nkula Falls via Salima to Lilongwe ; (ii) Building of the transformer/switching stations at Nkula and Lilongwe, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment. Phase II of the proposed 132 kV line Nkula Falls/Salima line to Chinteche, a distance of 251 km; (ii) Building transformer/switching stations at Salima and Chinteche, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment.

Description

The phase I for which Bank assistance is being requested, consists of: (i) The construction of 132 kV transmission line 290 km long, from Nkula Falls via Salima to Lilongwe ; (ii) Building of the transformer/switching stations at Nkula and Lilongwe, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment. Phase II of the proposed 132 kV line Nkula Falls/Salima line to Chinteche, a distance of 251 km; (ii) Building transformer/switching stations at Salima and Chinteche, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment.

Benefits

The phase I for which Bank assistance is being requested, consists of: (i) The construction of 132 kV transmission line 290 km long, from Nkula Falls via Salima to Lilongwe ; (ii) Building of the transformer/switching stations at Nkula and Lilongwe, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment. Phase II of the proposed 132 kV line Nkula Falls/Salima line to Chinteche, a distance of 251 km; (ii) Building transformer/switching stations at Salima and Chinteche, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment.

Rational

The phase I for which Bank assistance is being requested, consists of: (i) The construction of 132 kV transmission line 290 km long, from Nkula Falls via Salima to Lilongwe ; (ii) Building of the transformer/switching stations at Nkula and Lilongwe, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment. Phase II of the proposed 132 kV line Nkula Falls/Salima line to Chinteche, a distance of 251 km; (ii) Building transformer/switching stations at Salima and Chinteche, equipped with necessary switchgear and protection equipment.