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Uzbekistan approves four CDM-projects

14 December 2012

http://www.utilityproducts.com of 12/14/2012 - Inter-governmental Council on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of Kyoto Protocol of Uzbekistan approved agreements on purchase of certified emission reduction on CDM-components within four projects of Uzbekenergo state joint stock company, National Body on Clean Development Mechanism of Uzbekistan said.

According to national body, intergovernmental council approved a project "Expanding Talimardjan thermal power station with construction of two combined-cycle plants with a capacity of 450 MW" and "Construction of combined-cycle plant with the capacity of 370 megawatt at Tashkent thermal power station".

It is expected that the modernization of stations will allow to cut 1.543 million tonnes of CO2 emission a year. Currently, the average price of certified emission reduction makes up 6.76 euros per tonne (EUA price). The raised funds will be directed to modernization of thermal power stations.

The Council also approved projects "Construction of combined-cycle plant at Navoi thermal plant" and "Expanding Navoi thermal power station with construction of the second combined-cycle plant with the capacity of 450 megawatt".

The body said that CDM components of these projects will be implemented by Uzbekenergo in cooperation with Synecta a.s (Czech Republic).