Wind mast installing ceremony was held in Bukhara’s Gijduvan district as part of the implementation of a wind farm project with the Chinese corporation Lioaning Lide, the Foreign Ministry said.
6 thousand hectares were allocated by the Bukhara governor’s office for the US$ 1.8 billion project with 1.5 thousand MW production capacity. It is planned that the project will be implemented in three phases. In phase I, the construction of a 200 MW power plant is planned to attract foreign direct investment in the amount of US$ 240 million.
In the ceremony were present the Bukhara governor Uktam Barnoev, the president of Lioaning Lide Zhang Yulian, officials of the involved ministries and departments of Uzbekistan.
President Zhang Yulian said that his company intends to continue to make efforts to implement major renewable energy projects in Uzbekistan, using the best international experience and modern technologies.