On February 22, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev familiarized himself with hydropower projects. Note: The hydropower sector development program for 2017-2021 was adopted in May 2017, which included US$ 3.4 billion 65 projects worth, 34 of them are aimed at creating new capacities, 31 - for modernization.
According to the official release, 12 projects totaling 1,100 megawatts have been launched yesterday, with another 20 projects for 950 megawatts at the final stage.
US$ 1 billion 420 million 16 projects are due in 2021. In particular, 11 new hydroelectric power plants will be built and an estimated 587 MWt electric capacity to be created. According to the remaining 5 projects, the existing stations will be modernized and their capabilities expanded.