Largest solar plant in Central Asia
State Joint-Stock Company “Uzbekenergo” has announced a tender for the construction of a photovoltaic power plant in Samarkand region.
According to the Uzbek media, 100 MW power plant will be constructed on the basis of crystalline photovoltaic cells with the fixed angle of the panels.
Earlier it was reported that in spring 2019 “Uzbekenergo” plans to build the first heliostation in Central Asia with the capacity of 100 MW and output of up to 200 million kWh of electricity per year. The project worth USD 310 million will be funded by Asian Development Bank, Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan, and “Uzbekenergo”.
Uzbekistan plans to build several solar power plants with a total capacity of more than 2 GW. Projects will be funded from “Uzbekenergo” own resources and loans from international financial institutions.