Second Solar Power Project (ADB-48080-001)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Sherabad, Surkhandarya Province; Other rural areas
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 5, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Uzbekistan & UzbekEnergo
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Apr 5, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Dec 20, 2016


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Project Description

This project aims to increase access to electricity for rural areas and prepare the solar sector for private sector investment. There are three components: a) construction of a 100MW on-grid crystalline photovoltaic power plant in Sherabad, Surkhandarya; b) pilot energy efficient technologies and on-grid rooftop solar photovoltaic systems for select rural health clinics; and c) institutional capacity building for UzbekEnergo and other stakeholders.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

This project is funded by the Clean Energy Fund under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility.

Component 1 is a loan for the construction of the 100MW photovoltaic power plant in Sherabad, Surkhandarya.
Component 2 is a grant for the piloting of energy efficient technologies and on-grid rooftop solar systems for select rural health clinics.

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