$100 million will be allocated for state support for the electrical industry of Uzbekistan - President
This year it is planned to launch solar and wind power plants with a capacity of 2 GW, and in 2024 - another 4 GW. The President instructed to localize the production of cables, generators, inverters, transformers for stations and announced the allocation of $100 million to the electrical industry.
At a meeting on November 28, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev discussed the development of the electrical industry in Uzbekistan.
According to the press service of the head of state, over the past six years, 224 projects worth $640 million have been launched in this area. Exports are expected to reach $1 billion by the end of this year.
At the same time, electrical products worth $800 million are imported into the country annually. Overall, the region has a $3 billion market.
“To take a worthy place in this market, it is necessary to establish cooperation with prestigious brands and produce competitive products. This will be a particular focus of 141 projects worth $2 billion planned for next year,” the statement said.
This year it is planned to commission 2 GW of solar and wind power plants, and in 2024 another 4 GW. It is noted that they need a lot of cables, generators, inverters, transformers, so the president set the task of localizing these products and obtaining international quality certificates.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev said that $100 million will be allocated for government support for the introduction of advanced technologies, innovations and international standards in the field.