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Video May 14, 2018

Afghanistan Resurrects its Largest Hydropower Plant Toward a Brighter Future

Afghanistan’s largest hydropower plant, the Naghlu Hydropower Plant, has restarted the operations of one of its turbines. The newly rehabilitated turbine has the capacity to generate 25 MW electricity and is connected to Afghanistan’s national grid. Three out of four turbines of the plant are now active. Turbine number 1, nonfunctional since 2012, restarted after it was rehabilitated under the Naghlu Hydropower Rehabilitation Project with funding support from the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF).