style=”font-size:40px; line-height: 1.3em; font-weight: 800; padding:7px;”>Energy Week Central Asia & Mongolia 2021 highlights renewable energy project potential
By New Europe Online/KG
epa05563683 A photograph made available on 30 September 2016 showing a wind turbine at the site of the highest wind park in Europe at the Griessee, near the Nufenenpass in the Swiss south Alpes, Valais, Switzerland, on 23 September 2016. EPA/OLIVIER MAIRE
Central Asia’s promising renewable energy projects, including Uzbekistan’s clean energy ambition and reaching its climate action goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and dependency on fossil fuels will be the focus of a leading energy conference later this month. The high-level international investment conference Energy Week Central Asia & Mongolia 2021 (https://camoenergyweek.com/) will take place on a virtual event platform on April 27-29 bringing together the authorities, project operators of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Mongolia, as well as IFIs/DFIs, multinational energy companies. The conference will highlight promising construction projects, current and planned tenders, reforms, support schemes and financing of renewable energy, supply chain sustainability after the pandemic and other pressing issues. The main objective of the event is to facilitate cooperation with international companies and financial institutions to attract foreign investment and advanced technologies to foster the deployment of projects in the field of hydropower, solar and wind energy, hydrogen energy, as well as energy storage systems. The list of speakers and guests include Senior Investment Officer, Renewable Energy Department, FMO; Senior Investment Specialist, ADB; Principal Banker, EBRD; Head of Department of Perspective Development and Capital Construction, Electric Stations (Kyrgyzstan); CEO, Sainshand Salkhin Park; Director, National Renewable Energy Centre (Mongolia); Deputy Chairman of the Board, Thermal Power Plants (Uzbekistan); Head of Strategic Development and Standardization Department, National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan; Head of the Tariffs, Pricing and Market Department, Energy Regulatory Commission of Mongolia; Deputy General Director, Chakan HPP and CEO, SolarTech. The four wind turbines of this wind park were developed by the company SwissWinds GmbH and are inaugurated on, 30 September 2016.