Eight new mini hydropower plants launched in Tajikistan

Oil&Gas Materials 30 July 2014 11:43 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30

By Aygun Badalova -Trend:

Eight new mini hydropower plants with the total capacity of over 6700 MW of electricity have been launched in Tajikistan, Asia Plus reported on July 30 citing the open Joint - stock Holding Company "Barki Tojik".

The hydropower plants have been built within the "Construction of Mini Hydropower Plants (MHPP) in Rural Areas of Tajikistan" project, which is being implemented through the credit of the Islamic Development Bank.

Within this project, mini hydropower plants have been constructed in Ayni, Nurabad, Rasht, Tajikabad, Jirqatal, Baljuvon, Tursunzade and Shahrinav districts of Tajikistan.

At the moment, "Barki Tojik" owns 29 hydropower plants, 16 of which are mini hydropower plants.