Energy

2018-02-07
2018-02-07

Construction set to begin this year on CASA-1000 regional power line

The project's goal is to provide surplus hydro-electric power from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan during the summer months.


2018-02-02
2018-02-02

European bank backs Kazakhstan's solar energy development

With financial assistance from the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), alternative energy sources will produce 30% of the country's electricity by 2030, predict observers.


2018-01-30
2018-01-30

World Bank approves energy efficiency project in Uzbekistan

More than 240,000 residents in five cities will benefit from better heating and hot water after implementation of the project.


2018-01-30
2018-01-30

Kyrgyz government 'working intensively' to overcome Bishkek heating crisis

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sapar Isakov apologised to Bishkek residents who are freezing in their apartments due to a power plant breakdown.


2017-06-19
2017-06-19

Kazakhstan, UN develop green projects

Kazakhstan's Energy Ministry and UN agencies are working on a new project to promote green technologies


2017-06-13
2017-06-13

Uzbekistan moves toward developing renewable energy sources

The country is trying to move away from natural gas and other fossil fuels, which currently account for nearly 90% of its generated power.


2017-05-25
2017-05-25

World Bank helps meet growing Uzbekistani energy demand

A power plant upgrade will help serve fast-growing southwestern Uzbekistan.