Indian company may build solar power plant in Uzbekistan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 24
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
Indian company Shapoorji Pallonji is studying possibility of construction of solar power plants in Uzbekistan with capacity from 50 to 100 megawatts, the Uzbekistan 24 TV channel reported.
The Indian company is exploring possible locations for construction of a solar power plant, tax and customs benefits, and duration of a contract for sale of electricity.
Potential regions for construction of a solar power plant are the Samarkand, Bukhara and Kashkadarya regions.
Construction of Central Asia's first solar power plant in the Samarkand region of Uzbekistan was announced in 2014. In 2016, it was reported that the tender for construction was won by the Chinese Zhuhai Singyes Green Building Technology. The project worth $275.8 million was to be financed by the Asian Development Bank, the Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan, and Uzbekenergo.
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