Chinese corp. launches a large wind power plant project in Uzbekistan

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TASHKENT (TCA) — Gijduvan district of Uzbekistan’s Bukhara region on September 22 hosted a ceremony of installing a mast designed to measure wind power. The event was held within the framework of implementation of a project on building a wind power plant together with the Chinese corporation Lioaning Lide, the Jahon information agency reported.

The total cost of the project is 1.8 billion USD with a production capacity of up to 1.5 thousand MW. The khokimiyat (local state administration) allocated 6 thousand hectares of land for the power plant. It is planned that the project will be implemented in three stages. At the first stage, it is planned to attract 240 million USD of foreign direct investment for construction of a 200 MW power plant.

The ceremony was attended by the Khokim (governor) of Bukhara region Uktam Barnoyev, the President of Lioaning Lide Zhang Yulian, and representatives of relevant ministries and agencies of Uzbekistan.

The president of Lioaning Lide said that his company will continue to make efforts to attract and implement large-scale investment projects in renewable energy in Uzbekistan, using the best international experience and modern technologies.

Sergey Kwan

TCA