Bash Wind Power Project (ADB-56085-001)

  • Uzbekistan
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
North-eastern part of Ayakagitma reservoir (depression), in Gijdovan district of Bukhara region
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 3, 2023
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
ACWA Power Bash Wind Foreign Enterprise Limited Liability Company
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 7, 2023

Disclosed by Bank Mar 3, 2023

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Project Description
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According to project documents, ACWA Power has signed an implementation agreement with the Ministry of Energy in Uzbekistan, as part of the Uzbekistan 2030 Energy Strategy, for developing, building and operating a 500MW Wind Farm in Bash and the construction of the Bash-Karakul OHTL.

ACWA Power has since established a Project Company, ‘FE ACWA Power Bash Wind LLC’ registered in the Republic of Uzbekistan with registration number 839862. ACWA Power Bash Wind LLC has entered into a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with JSC ‘National Electric Grids of Uzbekistan (NEGU)’. The Project will include the development financing,
construction, operation and maintenance of the Wind Farm including the electrical substations. In addition, it will also include development, financing, construction and transfer of Purchaser Electrical Facilities1 (PEF) and common electrical facilities shared with Dzhankeldy 500MW Wind Farm), switchyard (with transformers) and 500/220kV pooling station.

Early Warning System Project Analysis
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As categorized by the ADB:

Environment - A

Involuntary Resettlement - B

Indigenous Peoples - C


Investment Description
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Private Actors Description
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ACWA Power Bash Wind Foreign Enterprise Limited Liability Company is a subsidiary of ACWA Power.

Juru Energy acts as consulting firm for the project.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - ACWA Power Parent Company Energy
- - - - ACWA Power Bash Wind Foreign Enterprise Limited Liability Company Client Energy
- - - - Juru Energy Consulting LLC Contractor Energy

Contact Information
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Responsible ADB Officer:

Danyaal Malik, Private Sector Operations Department

No contacts available at the time of disclosure.

Client - ACWA Power:

Resettlement Action Plan Grievance Mechanism:
Sherzod Onarkulov -
Senior Manager
Business Development
Work: +998 71 238 9960
Mob: +998 90 003 9960

For general enquiries:
Address: Block-A, 13th Floor, 107-B, Amir Temur Avenue, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Phone: +998 71 238 99 60

Contractor - Juru Energy:

Resettlement Action Plan Grievance Mechanism:
Umida Rozumbetova
Acting Head of E&S Practice Group 
Mob: +998 903487523
Work: +998 712020440

Gulchekhra Nematullayeva – Social Specialist
Mob: +998 974459505
Work: +998 712020440

For general enquiries:
Address: 10A, Chust Str., Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 100077 
Phone: +998712020440
Fax: +998712020440


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