Afghanistan’s DABS signs contract with KPTL for 220 kV line

Afghanistan’s state-owned power utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat has signed a contract with an Indian EPC company, Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) to construct a 220 kV, 300 MW power line at a total cost of about $30 million. The line will run from Nangarhar province to Kunar province of Afghanistan and will enable power flow to Nuristan province as well. It is slated for completion by 2022.


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