Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry has announced invitation to bid for the design and construction of three hydropower plants in southern Kashkadaria region with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the ministry said Saturday.
Uzbekistan has received funding from the ADB for the Sustainable Hydropower Project, under which Rabat, Chappasuy and Tamshush hydropower plants on the Aksu River will be built, according to the ministry.
The announcement said that bidding will be held by Uzbekhydroenergy company and it is open to companies from ADB members, which has an annual turnover of 30 million U.S. dollars or above.
The tender process will be governed by ADB rules and applications can be received till July 31 this year, the ministry said.
Uzbekistan has announced early this week a national Low-Carbon Energy Strategy with an aim of deploying up to 30 GW of additional power capacity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent in the coming 10 years.