August 5, 2009: President Hamid Karzai opened the first 35MW block of a 100 MW diesel power plant in Kabul, significantly expanding power to the capital and surrounding area. Minister of Energy and Water Ismail Khan and U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry also participated in the ceremony. The Tarakhil Power Plant is part of a five-year, $1.4 billion contract aimed at building many of the road and energy projects now underway in Afghanistan. The U.S. Agency for International Development awarded it in 2006 to the U.S.-based companies, Louis Berger and Black & Veatch.
August 5, 2009: President Hamid Karzai opened the first 35MW block of a 100 MW diesel power plant in Kabul, significantly expanding power to the capital and surrounding area. Minister of Energy and Water Ismail Khan and U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry also participated in the ceremony. The Tarakhil Power Plant is part of a five-year, $1.4 billion contract aimed at building many of the road and energy projects now underway in Afghanistan. The U.S. Agency for International Development awarded it in 2006 to the U.S.-based companies, Louis Berger and Black & Veatch. MCT
August 5, 2009: President Hamid Karzai opened the first 35MW block of a 100 MW diesel power plant in Kabul, significantly expanding power to the capital and surrounding area. Minister of Energy and Water Ismail Khan and U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry also participated in the ceremony. The Tarakhil Power Plant is part of a five-year, $1.4 billion contract aimed at building many of the road and energy projects now underway in Afghanistan. The U.S. Agency for International Development awarded it in 2006 to the U.S.-based companies, Louis Berger and Black & Veatch. MCT

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