Uzbekistan launches 7 new power plants with a total capacity of 1,474 MW in 2022
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- In 2022, 6 new thermal power plants (TPPs) with a total capacity of 1,374 MW and 1 solar photovoltaic station (PVP) with a capacity of 100 MW were put into operation in Uzbekistan.
These 7 power plants together generate 11.3 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.
At the same time, equipping new power plants with energy-saving equipment will save 1 billion 503 million cubic meters of natural gas per year - compared to the volume of natural gas that is needed to generate the same amount of electricity for stations built earlier.
The 7 stations commissioned in January-November 2022 include:
Gas piston thermal power plant with a capacity of 270 MW built in Bukhara district of Bukhara region;
Combined-cycle plant with a capacity of 240 MW in Kibray district of Tashkent region;
Thermal power plant with a capacity of 174 MW in Yangiaryk district of Khorezm region;
Gas piston thermal power plant with a capacity of 230 MW in Kibray district of Tashkent region;
Modern thermal power plant with a capacity of 240 MW in Kibray district of Tashkent region;
Solar photovoltaic plant with a capacity of 100 MW in Nurabad district of Samarkand region;
Gas piston thermal power plant with a capacity of 220 MW put into operation in Khavas district of Syrdarya region.
During the construction of new power plants, 3,960 jobs were created, as a result of their commissioning - 545 new jobs.