45120-004: 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 three 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 (iii) project management and supervision support. Uzbekistan has among the highest energy and carbon ... Read More

Country Uzbekistan
Project Number 45120-004
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8372
Approval Date 29 May 2013
Geographical Location Samarkand
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable energy generation - solar
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)

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