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Uzbekistan reveals volume of energy produced by TPPs in 2022

Uzbekistan Materials 21 February 2023 11:07 (UTC +04:00)
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Uzbekistan reveals volume of energy produced by TPPs in 2022
Nazrin Babayeva
Nazrin Babayeva
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 21. Thermal power plants (TPP) in Uzbekistan produced some 5.35 million GCal energy and 55.5 billion kW of electricity in 2022, Trend reports via Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry.

According to the ministry, the value of energy generated by thermal power plants in 2022 amounted to 17.9 trillion soums ($1.5 billion). This figure exceeds forecast indicators by 3.8 percent.

In 2022, the Uzbek government implemented an investment program within the framework of 6 projects, to increase energy deployment of the TPPs.

Within the framework of investment projects, in Tashkent, a thermal power plant will be constructed with two gas turbine units with a capacity of 32 MW each, as well as measures will be taken to increase the capacity of the Talimarjan TPP up to 900 MW.

The administration of Uzbekistan pays great attention to the development of the country’s energy sector. In this regard, in February, the President of Uzbekistan adopted a Resolution "On measures to accelerate the introduction of renewable energy sources and energy-saving technologies in 2023".

According to the Resolution, Uzbekistan will put into operation large solar and wind power plants – with a capacity of 2,100 MW, solar panels installed on buildings and structures of social facilities and economic entities, households – with a capacity of 1,200 MW, small solar power plants installed by entrepreneurs - with a capacity of 550 MW.

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