Kazakh PM talks hydroelectric power plants to be built by 2025

Kazakhstan Materials 12 February 2021 11:43 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 12


Six waste recycling plants will be commissioned in Kazakhstan in 2025, the country’s Prime Minister Askar Mamin, said, Trend reports citing Kazakh media.

Mamin made the remark at an expanded meeting of the Nur Otan faction in the Mazhilis (Parliament).

“A supportive environment is one of the key components of quality of life. The share of clean energy produced by 2025 will double and reach 3,000 MW following the construction of 13 hydroelectric power plants (HPPs), 34 wind and 12 solar stations,” the PM said.

This year, the volume of clean energy produced will amount to 2,000 MW as a result of the commissioning of 5 hydroelectric and solar stations, as well as 13 wind stations, Mamin noted.

In 2025, 6 waste recycling plants will be put into operation, bringing the share of solid waste processing to 30 percent, he said.

“By 2025, the forest area will increase by 500,000 hectares with over 2 billion trees planted. In 2021, as a result of planting more than 100 million trees, the forest area will be increased by 50,000 hectares, with a further increase in coverage to 135,000 hectares in 2025. The planting of 15 million trees in cities will be ensured,” Mamin added.