May 2021 – Ongoing

Consulting Services for Preparation of Transmission Network Development and Renewable Energy Integration Plan for JSC “Uzbekistan National Power Networks (NES)”

The objective of this assignment is to conduct transmission network analyses and prepare the country’s 10-year transmission network development plan to sustain growth in electricity demand and investments in power generation, both conventional and renewable energy. The assignment is also aimed to analyze potential issues on the power system due to increasing renewable integration and then identify measures to address those issues.

June 2021 – Ongoing

TA-6637 UZB: Promoting Distributed Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Enhanced Access to Energy – Distributed Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems in Uzbekistan (54408-001)

The TA will (i) support the development of government’s sector strategy for distributed solar systems to further improve the quality of electricity in remote regions and also to scale up through private investments; (ii) install a 20 kilowatt (kW) distributed solar PV system to demonstrate the technical feasibility and socioeconomic benefits; and (iii) strengthen institutional capacity through hands-on training in planning, designing, developing, implementing, and operating the distributed solar PV system.

September 2019 – Ongoing

Strengthening Project Preparation Capacity in Asia and the Pacific – Supporting Preparation of Infrastructure Projects with Private Sector Participation in Asia Pacific (Subproject 4)

The main objective of the Consultant’s assignment is to:

1. Assist Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan (“MOE”) on matters related to the development of solar IPPs on a day-to-day basis throughout the process leading to the award of the Project to successful bidders; and

2. Buildup the Government’s expertise in solar IPPs and related financial, commercial and technical matters and thus strengthen capacity to develop successful solar IPP projects in the future.