BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 3. Uzbekistan plans to launch a program for the transition to a "green" economy and energy saving in industry, Trend reports via the press service of the Uzbek president.
This program defines the concept of transition to a "green" economy and ensuring energy efficiency in industrial sectors with the approval of targets for reducing the consumption of fuel and energy resources at 25 strategically important enterprises.
Due to this, it is planned to save 3.9 billion cubic meters of natural gas, 4 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity and 21,000 tons of oil products in industrial sectors in 2022-2026. As a result, it is planned to reduce the share of energy expenditure in the cost of manufactured products by 20 percent.
From June 1, 2023, a system of "green certificates" will be introduced, confirming that products are manufactured using environmentally friendly energy and technologies. To this end, regulation of greenhouse gas emissions will be introduced step by step. At the same time, the state will take measures to support work on reducing harm to nature.