Project Name : Kajaki 100MW Hydro Power Plant Investment Project
Project Company : 77 Construction USA Corp
Project Location : Kajaki/Helmand Province / Afghanistan
Project Duration : Phase I (Construction of 100MW Power Plant) 2.5 years, Phase II (Construction of Spillway and Installation of Radial Gates) 1.5 years.
Guarantees : Sovereign Guarantee is provided by Ministry of Finance Afghanistan. Sovereign Guarantee is covering the payment obligations of Afghanistan Electricity Utility (DABS)
Project Highlights : Kajaki HEPP Project was constructed between 1951 and 1953 on the Helmand River. Subsequent to the construction of the dam, the Kajaki Power Station was recommended with an installation of 150-MW capacity in two stages and the first Power Plant had its 2 x 16.5 MW turbines installed by USAID in 1975, later the 18.5 MW capacity third turbine was commissioned and installed by 77 Construction USA Corp between 2014 and 2016 under USAID funded Kajaki Phase I project. The second Phase of the Project (Construction of 100MW capacity second Power House) was not started due to the unstable political situation in Afghanistan. 77 Construction USA Corp proposed Government of Afghanistan to invest and complete the second phase of the Project under a Build Operate and Transfer contract after completing the installation of 18.5 MW capacity third turbine in Kajaki as a contractor.
EPC Contactor : 77 Insaat and Taahhut A.S is planned to be the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contactor for the Project Turbine
Manufacturer : 77 Insaat and Taahhut A.S has entered into a contract with Voith Hydro GmbH & Co. KG for the electro-mechanical equipment procurement of the Project F
Feasibility Report : The Feasibility Report of the Project was prepared by Hidro Dizayn Engineering and Consultancy Inc., a Group Company of LAHMEYER INTERNATIONAL