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American GE, Spanish Grupo Cobra to help Uzbekistan develop hydropower industry

Photo: Uzbekgidroenergo

JSC Uzbekgidroenergo hosted a meeting with the American General Electric and Spanish Grupo Cobra companies.

At the meeting, the parties considered the issue of mutual cooperation in the field of construction and modernization of hydropower facilities. In particular, the current stage of construction and modernization of hydropower plants in Uzbekistan, the possibility of companies' participation in this process and involvement of international specialists were discussed.

The sides inked a memorandum of cooperation, which is aimed at introducing modern technologies into the process of building and modernizing hydropower plants.

The memorandum will serve to the development of the hydropower industry in the country and is aimed at boosting the cooperation between the parties in technical audit, development of project documentation, construction and installation works, equipment modernization, development of a concept and feasibility study of a project on the construction of high-voltage power lines of hydroelectric power plants located in the Tashkent region.

Since 1944, Cobra has been building and operating industrial infrastructures that require a high level of service, based on best practices in integration, innovation and financial sustainability. The Cobra group employs more than 30,000 people in 45 countries, and offers a wide range of services through contributions from 300 branches working for all types of clients, from the private sector to large corporations.

General Electric has also been a leader in industry and digital technology since 1878. Today, the company has more than 300,000 employees working in 175 countries of the world. Connecting digital and industrial equipment, GE offers customers cutting-edge, highly predictable, interconnected technology solutions.

For information, the JSC Uzbekgidroenergo was established in 2017. The company's main activity is to develop the hydropower industry of the republic.