Uzbekistan continues to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant with Rosatom, and in parallel it is exploring advances in small nuclear reactors. “The construction of a nuclear power plant is a very serious commitment for the state…We have to eliminate any risks,” the Energy Minister said.
Masdar, an Emirati company, was declared the preliminary winner of the bid for the construction and operation of a 300 MW solar photovoltaic plant in Guzar district of Kashkadarya region.
President of Uzbekistan met with his Chinese counterpart in Xi’an to discuss bilateral cooperation. The two leaders adopted a program for the development of a comprehensive strategic partnership in the new era between the two countries for 2023−2027 and signed 41 documents, covering various areas.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provided a $19.3 million loan to ACWA Power Wind Karatau to build a 100 MW wind farm in Nukus, Karakalpakstan.
The Asian Development Bank and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power have signed loans worth $174 million to develop the Bash and Dzhankeldy wind farms in Uzbekistan’s Bukhara region.
Fossil fuels are a dead end for our planet, for humanity, and for economies. In her column for International Mother Earth Day, UNDP Resident Representative Matilda Dimovska writes about UNDP-supported green technology best practices in Uzbekistan.
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