45120-003: Samarkand Solar Power Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

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 carbon ... 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
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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