Siemens Energy signs MoU with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy

Siemens Energy signs MoU with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy

20 Apr 2021

The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan has announced that on 16 April 2021, in Tashkent, it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens Energy AG and agreed a roadmap for future, joint projects between the two entities.

The MoU was signed by Energy Minister Alisher Sultanov, and Siemens Energy AG President, Christian Bruch. It expresses the interest of both parties to explore the potential to expand a strategic partnership in Uzbekistan and pursue the implementation of joint projects.

Co-operation between the parties is anticipated in several areas including: projects to build new generating facilities; power audit facilities in Uzbekistan to introduce energy-efficient technologies; hydrogen energy and training of personnel.

The roadmap includes projects to: introduce cogeneration technologies on public-private partnership (PPP) principles; construction of a new thermal power plant (TPP) with a capacity of 1300-1600MW; participation in the modernisation of the Hajabad compressor station and create innovative training centres.

A formal working group to take collaboration forward will be established within 10 days of the MoU being signed.

The MoU will yield immediate activity during 2021, with a site determined for the TPP in May 2021, and agreements anticipated for developing hydrogen and renewable energy by the summer.

For more information please visit Siemens Energy’s website.

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