Chinese Companies To Construct Solar Power Plant In Uzbekistan

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, April 17. China PolyGroup and China Electric will establish a solar power plant inUzbekistan's Farish district, Trend reports.

According to the Uzbek President's office, the president ofUzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, participated in a ceremonydedicated to the launch of new projects in industry and energy aspart of his visit to the Jizzakh region.

Within the framework of the project, the plant, with a capacityof 500 MW and costing $350 million, will be able to produce 1.1billion kWh of green energy per year. That will improve the energysupply for 450,000 households.

The first 200 MW will be connected to the grid later thisyear.

Meanwhile, ACWA Power signed an agreement to build two new solarpower plants in Uzbekistan.

According to the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry ofInvestment, Industry, and Trade, the agreements provide for thecommissioning of a 400 MW solar photovoltaic power plant and a 400MW energy storage system in the Tashkent region.

ACWA Power will also build a 1,000 MW photovoltaic power plantand 400 MW energy storage systems in Samarkand. In addition, thereare 400 MW of energy storage systems in the Bukhara region.


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