Uzbekistan and Russia are implementing a number of joint projects in the energy sector worth about $22 billion
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Uzbekistan, Russia are implementing joint projects worth about $22 billion, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.
According to the Ministry of Energy, this figure was announced during the talks between the Minister of Energy of Uzbekistan Alisher Sultanov and the Minister of Energy of Russia Nikolai Shulginov, in Moscow.
At the meeting, the importance of such a new area of cooperation as digitalization of production and financial process of energy companies in Uzbekistan was noted.
It was emphasized that 5 projects are being implemented with the financial support of Russia’s Vnesheconombank in the hydropower industry of Uzbekistan. They include the construction of new mini-hydroelectric power plants, modernization of the operating Farhad and Tupalang hydroelectric power plants. Partnership is also being discussed in a number of hydropower projects.
Shakhpakhta and Djel fields are being developed with Gazprom. As of November 1, 4.53 billion cubic meters of natural gas was produced in Shakhpakhta.