ACWA to develop Uzbek solar as well as battery capacity

Mar 20, 2023 06:26 PM ET
  • The agreements cover three consolidated PV and also storage projects
ACWA to develop Uzbek solar as well as battery capacity
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ACWA Power has authorized three power acquisition agreements and also investment agreements with Uzbekistan's National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan (NEGU) as well as Ministry of Investment, Industry and also Trade.

The agreements consist of the growth of 3 solar photovoltaic or pv projects in Tashkent and Samarkand as well as 3 battery power storage systems (BESS) in Tashkent, Bukhara as well as Samarkand.

Incorporated, these represent an overall capacity of 1.4 GW of renewable energy and also 1.5 GWh of added battery storage capacity.

The Tashkent projects will consist of a 400MW PV plant and 500MWh BESS, while two 500MW PV projects each and also a 500MWh BESS will certainly be developed in Samarkand. Another 500MWh BESS will be situated in Bukhara, as well as the project will certainly consist of overhead transmission lines to aid dispatch power to the grid.

" ACWA Power's expertise in green hydrogen, green ammonia, and also clean energy has actually considerably reinforced our cooperation with the Government of Uzbekistan," stated Mohammad Abunayyan, ACWA Power Chairman.

" Our newest venture into battery energy storage systems (BESS) is a significant advance in our collaboration and also a clear presentation of our commitment to change the power landscape in the Republic."

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