Tag: Uzbekistan

ACWA Power to construct 1.5 GW wind power project in Uzbekistan

ACWA Power, a Saudi energy company, has inked an agreement with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy to develop a 1.5 GW onshore wind project in the Karakalpakstan region. The project is anticipated to reach financial close by the end of 2023 and will involve an investment of $2.4 billion. As per the company’s statement, by the first quarter of 2026, the project is anticipated to be operational.

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Solar Energy Policy in Uzbekistan: A Roadmap by IEA

The main purpose of this roadmap is to guide policy making at all levels to maximise the use of solar energy in Uzbekistan, and to serve as a precursor for a national solar energy strategy. The government of Uzbekistan is invited to consider incorporating the actions outlined in this roadmap so as to enhance the use of solar resources into a dedicated solar energy strategy.

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ACWA Power wins wind bid in Uzbekistan

ACWA Power has won the bid for the construction and operation of a 100 MW wind power project in Uzbekistan. The company won the bid with the lowest tariff of $2.5695 cents per kWh. The tender will make the first competitively procured wind power plant in Uzbekistan. 

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Masdar develops 1.5 GW wind farm in Uzbekistan

Masdar signed an agreement with the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan for extending the capacity of its utility-scale wind farm project to 1.5 GW from the earlier capacity of 500 MW. The project is located in Zarafshan district in the Navoi region of Uzbekistan.

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Uzbekistan shortlists bidders for a 200 MW solar park

The Ministry of Energy, Uzbekistan has shortlisted 11 bidders under the final phase of a tender for a 200 MW solar park. The project is set to be developed at Sherabad in the Surkhandarya region. The project site is 46km west of the Surkhan substation which is the main hub for electricity supply within Surkhandarya.

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