In 2022-2026, it is planned to build 15 new hydroelectric power plants (HPPs) and upgrade five existing HPPs, which will allow additional production of 868,000 kWh of electricity per year.
Abdugani Sanginov, Chairman of the Board of Uzbekhydroenergo JSC, said in an article published today in a newspaper that it is planned to take measures to increase the energy efficiency of the economy by 20% by 2026 and reduce emissions of harmful gases and the atmosphere by 20% through the active introduction of green economy technologies in all spheres.
It is expected that in 2022 seven HPPs with a capacity of 173 MW will be built in Samarkand, Surkhandarya and Tashkent regions. In 2023, the modernization of one HPP in the Tashkent region will be completed and two HPPs with a capacity of 29 MW will be put into operation in Kashkadarya and Andijan regions. Along with this, in 2024, one HPP will be modernized in Andijan, Namangan, Surkhandarya and Tashkent regions and four HPPs with a capacity of 127.4 MW will be put into operation, and in 2025-2026 – four HPPs with a capacity of 544 MW in Kashkadarya and Tashkent regions.