The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Proparco (a subsidiary of Agence Française de Développement) are providing 87.4 million euros to support the first Total Eren project in Uzbekistan. A 100 MW solar power plant near Samarkand will be built and put into operation with these funds.
On April 15, 2021, a working group led by A. Sultanov, the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, with participation of M. R. Abdullayev, Chairman of the Management Board of Uzbekneftegaz JSC, and executive managers, visited the Construction Site of the GTL Complex for production of synthetic liquid fuel in Guzar district of Kashkadarya region.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “Strategy of further development and reform of the electricity sector in the Republic of Uzbekistan” dated March 27, 2019 №-4249, the French company “Assystem Engineering and Operation Services S.A.S.” and project institute “Uzassystem” were established.
A wind power plant with a capacity of 500 MW will be built in Navoi region. As stated in the resolution, an agreement on this was signed between the government of the republic, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company – Masdar (UAE) (investor) and Shamol Zarafshan Energy (project company). According to the decree, JSC National Electric Grids of Uzbekistan will purchase electricity from the project company at a fixed rate denominated in foreign currency.
On September 9 of this year, a Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of No. 549, aimed at the implementation of an investment project for the construction of a third combined cycle plant at the Navoi thermal power plant with a capacity of 650 MW with the participation of the Japan International Development Agency (JICA).
Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sherzod Khodjaev in a special material for the journal “Economic Bulletin” told on the role of renewable energy sources in the further development of the country’s electric power industry, and on measures to implement large investment projects in the field of renewable energy sources.
The Embassy of Uzbekistan in the Republic of Korea organized videoconference between the Deputy Khokim of Fergana region M. Abdurakhmonov, leadership of Hyundai Engineering and Korea – Uzbekistan Business Association (KUBA) under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea.