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Uzbekenergo implementing 28 investment projects

August 8, 2014

The State Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo is implementing 28 large investment projects on creation, modernization and rehabilitation of power facilities of Uzbekistan. During the first half of 2014, all projects attracted $247.8 million; growth made 48.5%, the press service of the company reports.

Thus, Uzbekenergo involves preferential loan of the Export-Import Bank of China to implement a project on construction of a 130-150 MW power unit at Angren thermal power plant for burning high-ash coal. General contractor Harbin Electric International Company Ltd (China) signed contracts for production and supply of the main equipment.

Works to expand Talimardjan thermal power plant are continuing, including construction of two 450 MW combined-cycle plants. Supply of main equipment and components has been started.

Project on expansion of the Navoi thermal power plant with construction of a second 450 MW combined-cycle plant is being performed with the involvement of JICA funding. Currently, consulting TEPSCO (Japan) assists to develop bids documents.

Uzbekenergo also pays attention to modernization of the electric power metering system, including introduction of the automated system of fiscal power metering. Installation of 5 million metering devices is expected in all regions of the country.

In addition, works on construction of a 100 MW photovoltaic power plant have been launched in Samarkand region.

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Growth rate of electricity production in Uzbekistan makes 0.4% in H1 2014

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Source: AKIpress News Agency (Kyrgyz Republic)

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