Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Feb. 25 / Trend D. Azizov /
According to an Uzbek Cabinet of Ministers order, Dadazhon Isakulov has been appointed as first deputy chairman of the board of the Uzbekenergo State Joint-Stock Company, a source in government circles told Trend today.
Isakulov was born in 1961. He graduated from the Tashkent Polytechnic Institute. He worked as chief engineer of the Uzelektroset unitary enterprise, Uzbekenergo's structural unit in 2009-2012. He worked as head of the company's electricity supply network exploitation department in 2012.
It was earlier reported that according to a presidential decree, Iskandar Basit, who previously worked as the first deputy chairman of Uzbekenergo replaced Batyrdzhan Teshabaev as the company's chairman in December last year.
Uzbekenergo was founded in 2001 as an open joint stock company. The company consists of 54 enterprises and organisations, including 16 power plants, Uzbekugol JSC and companies for the planning, production, and sale of electricity.
More than 98 per cent of the electricity generated in Uzbekistan originated in Uzbekenergo power plants.
Uzbekistan increased electricity generation to 52.534 billion kilowatt hours in 2012, up 0.2 per cent compared to 2011.