EBRD supports Tajikistan’s energy project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations Green Climate Fund have provided Tajikistan with $88 million to complete the final stage of reconstruction of the Kayrakkum Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) and to ​​improve electricity supply in the country. “The funds will be spent on implementation of the second and final […]

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Turkey’s privatization of hydro assets continues with EBRD funding

A European Bank for Reconstruction and Development loan to Entek Elektrik Uretimi A.S. will see the company take control of a pair of previously state-owned hydropower facilities. Entek’s acquisition will include the 54-MW Kilavuzlu and 124-MW Menzelet — both located in the southeastern Kahramanmaras province — and are part of the Turkish government’s efforts to […]

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Tajikistan Resumes Supplying Uzbekistan with Electricity

After months of diplomacy, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan take the next step in resurrecting the Central Asian unified power grid. Tajikistan has begun supplying Uzbekistan with electricity, Tajik media reported this week. According to RFE/RL’s Tajik Service, locally known as Radio Ozodi, after a nine-year interruption, the energy trade across the Tajik-Uzbek border has resumed. Specifically, […]

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Uzbekistan may take part in construction of Rogun HPP

By Kamila Aliyeva Uzbekistan will consider participation in the construction of the Rogun hydro power plant (HPP). The possibility of Uzbekistan’s participation in the construction of the Rogun dam in Tajikistan is reflected in a joint statement by the presidents of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Emomali Rahmon signed following the talks in Dushanbe. […]

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EIB approves loan to fund hydropower project in Georgia

With its approval of a US$150 million loan, European Investment Bank (EIB) joins the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in financing the $1.1 billion 280-MW Nenskra hydropower project in Georgia. Earlier this month, HydroWorld.com reported EBRD committed a total of $230 million to the project and to […]

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Modernization work completed at 424-MW Mingachevir hydro station in Azerbaijan

Major modernization and rehabilitation work begun in 2010 is complete at the 424-MW Mingachevir hydroelectric station located just north of Mingachevir in Azerbaijan. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, attended a ceremony today marking the plant’s official re-opening, according to Azerenerji JSC. The cost of the modernization project is not immediately available for […]

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Turkey’s privatization of hydro assets continues with EBRD funding

A European Bank for Reconstruction and Development loan to Entek Elektrik Uretimi A.S. will see the company take control of a pair of previously state-owned hydropower facilities. Entek’s acquisition will include the 54-MW Kilavuzlu and 124-MW Menzelet — both located in the southeastern Kahramanmaras province — and are part of the Turkish government’s efforts to […]

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Dimitry Kumsishvili: Energy programs supported by the USAID facilitates enhancement of Georgia’s energy security

The FINANCIAL — First Vice Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Dimitry Kumsishvili participated in the presentation of the USAID new energy program, which was held at the Georgian State Electrosystem. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the US to Georgia, H.E. Ian C. Kelly and the USAID Energy Program Manager, Jake […]

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