China to revive energy line between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan for $25 million

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China’s Shanghai Electric Power Transmission & Distribution has gained a young for the restoration of a 500 kV transmission line between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, Sputnik Tajikistan reviews as regards to the press service of the organiser of the competitors, National Electric Networks of Uzbekistan (NES).

“The project will be implemented in cooperation with the Chinese company Shanghai Electric Power Transmission & Distribution, the winner of the international tender,” the corporate mentioned.

The tender was introduced in May for the design and development of a single-circuit 500 kV transmission line with a size of 63.5 kilometres. The mission price $25 million shall be financed by the Asian Development Bank.

Power transmission line Guzar-Regar operated within the Central Asian power system – a regional energy transmission community, was created within the the us interval. In explicit, the facility transmission line provided electrical energy to the south of Uzbekistan from Tajikistan.

At the tip of 2010, the Uzbek facet constructed its personal energy transmission line to make sure independence from power provides from a neighbouring nation, and the previous was dismantled.

In March 2018, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan signed an settlement on the resumption of electrical energy commerce between the 2 international locations, which helped to accentuate the method of restarting the regional power community. In July this 12 months, NES reported that Tajikistan, as a consequence of a scarcity of water within the nation’s reservoirs, this summer season decreased the quantity of electrical energy provides to Uzbekistan.