Kyrgyzstan announces volume of electricity export to Uzbekistan

Oil&Gas Materials 22 October 2018 20:11 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 22


Some 400 million kilowatt hours of electricity worth $17 million have been exported from Kyrgyzstan to Uzbekistan, Podrobno.uz quoted Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of Kyrgyzstan Aytmamat Kadyrbaev as saying.

First Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Boronov said in January-September 2018, the emergency cases in electricity supply decreased by 11 percent compared to 2017.

"To date, the electricity worth $17 million has been exported to Uzbekistan. Last year, 754 million kilowatt hours were planned to be exported, but 765 million kilowatt hours were actually exported. According to our calculations, it was planned to export 500 million kilowatt hours, but at a figure of 467 million kilowatt hours, the export was suspended," he said.

He also said that all reconstruction and repair work at Bishkek's Central Heating and Power Plant has been performed by 58 percent; the work will be completed by November 1.