BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 31
By Ilkin Seyfaddini - Trend:
Uzbekistan's Ministry of Energy announced an international tender to build three hydro power plants, Trend reports with reference to the ministry.
A tender is for construction of three small hydropower plants in the Kashkadarya region under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) energy project costing $60 million.
The Energy Ministry said participants from ADB member countries will be able to participate in the tender for construction of power plants along the Aksu River, a project aimed at developing mini- and micro-hydro power plants in Uzbekistan.
Bidders should have experience of handling the similar contracts, and at least a 10-year experience, the ministry said.
Earlier, the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan announced the launch of the first tender for construction of a wind power plant. The bids were accepted until May 13, 2020.
The site for construction of this wind power plant was selected in the Karauzyak District of Uzbekistan's Karakalpakstan Autonomous Republic.
In general, in the next 10 years it is planned to deploy cost-effective and environmentally friendly wind power plants with a total capacity of up to three GW to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country.
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