The funds will be used to build a solar plant in Naghlu, in the capital Kabul’s Surobi district.
The 10 MW PV plant will be built by Indian developer Dynasty. The facility will sell power to the local grid under a 15-year PPA.
A 40 MW plant will be located in an industrial area of Jalalabad City, while two more facilities, with a capacity of 10 MW and 5 MW, will be built in the provinces of Khost and Daykundi, respectively.
Pamir Energy, a project company of the Geneva-based Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, has won a prestigious international award for bringing clean energy to eastern Tajikistan and northern Afghanistan.
The Afghan government has approved a plan for the deployment of 100 MW of renewable energy capacity. The plan includes 65 MW of solar tendered by the government in 2016.
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