President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Decree ‘On Action Plan for Further Hydroelectricity Development for 2017-2021’, which aims to promote renewables, reequip existing water power plants, optimise the use of water resources, and ensure the fullest energy supply.
The decree set out development areas for Uzbekistan’s hydroelectricity, which include:
- boosting electricity output by using renewables;
- ensuring water resources are treated with care; and
- upholding international treaties and fulfilling duties.
The Action Plan 2017-2021 sets out hydroelectricity development guidelines and investment projects for 42 new and 32 existing water power plants under the agriculture and irrigation ministry and Uzbekenergo.
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