45120-003: Samarkand Solar Power Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed Samarkand Solar Power Project (the Project) aims to increase renewable energy generation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in Uzbekistan. The Project has two main components: (i) construction of a 100 megawatt (MW) grid-connected crystalline photovoltaic (PV) power plant with single axis tracking system; (ii) institutional capacity building on solar energy and grid integration, and (iii) project management and supervision. Uzbekistan has among the highest energy and ... Read More

Country Uzbekistan
Project Number 45120-003
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3059
Loan No. 3058
Approval Date 20 Nov 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 110,000
Geographical Location Samarkand
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable energy generation - solar
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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