|Wind Power Market Development Initiative|
|Summary:||The project has achieved substantial progress on realizing its objective to reduce Kazakhstan's greenhouse gas emissions by facilitating the sustainable development of the wind energy market in the country.|
|Expected Outcome:||The project has led to a National Wind Energy Programme being prepared and supporting legislation being enacted. A Kazakhstan Wind Atlas has been developed and is freely available to potential investors online.
Technical, commercial and environmental studies have been undertaken into various issues relating to the wind industry and proposed wind farm sites including the suitability of the electricity grid, innovative financing mechanisms, and the legal and regulatory environment.
|Funding Type:||Technical Assistance|
|Funding Amount:||United Nations Development Programme: $164,000|
Shared: $7,110,000 (Global Environment Facility, Private sector)
|Links/Documents:||Midterm Evaluation: Kazakhstan – Wind Power Market Development Initiative|