BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 5
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
Supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA) and an energy consumption management system (EMS) will be introduced into the electricity sector of Uzbekistan, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Energy.
The project is being implemented in accordance with Digital Uzbekistan – 2030 program, developed as part of the presidential decree "On measures for the widespread introduction of the digital economy and electronic government" of the state program "Year of Science, Education and Digital Economy Development".
The goal of the project is to create a modern automated dispatching system for managing the electric power sector. The implementation of the project is scheduled for 2020-2024. The investment project worth $90 million will be financed by the World Bank.
“The implementation of this project will make it possible to manage the electric power sector with the help of innovative solutions and modern digital technologies,” said, Deputy Chairman of the Board of National Electricity Networks JSC in Uzbekistan Feruz Kurbanov.
Through the use of energy-saving technologies in power transmission lines, it will be possible to reduce energy losses in the system, to conduct an on-line analysis of emergency situations, and increase the reliability and quality of power supply with the help of a modern integrated automated control system.
Work on the development of a technical and economical basis and tender documents for the introduction of supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) and energy management systems (EMS) in National Electric Networks of Uzbekistan JSC will be implemented in conjunction with internationally selected EDF-CIST (Électricité de France - France).
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