CAREC Energy Sector Coordinating Committee Meeting (April 2019)

The meeting was opened by Ashok Bhargava, director of Energy Division in Central and West Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Sherzod Khodjaev, deputy minister of energy, Government of Uzbekistan.

Development partners from CAREC Institute, Islamic Development Bank, USAID, and World Bank joined the meeting and provided updates on their current initiatives on energy sector.

During the one-day meeting, country delegates presented updates on recent developments in energy sector, including

  • ongoing sector and SOE reforms;
  • progress on regional projects in energy trade;
  • experience of micro hydro power plants; and
  • potential for solar power, including the proposed project for electrifying border districts in Afghanistan using off-grid solar technology.

In this meeting, the discussion on the new CAREC Energy Sector Strategy (CAREC Energy Strategy 2030) was started and participants exchanged views on the proposed vision and preliminary building blocks for the new strategy.


Unbundling Roadmap | РУССКИЙ

CAREC Energy 2030: Preliminary Building Blocks for a New Energy Strategy | РУССКИЙ

Power the Future Program (PtF) and Central Asia Regional Electricity Market Project (CAREM) | РУССКИЙ

Current Status and Development Prospects of the Central Asian Unified Energy System

Tajikistan Energy Sector Development (Short Overview) | РУССКИЙ

Cross-Border Energy Trade within the Central Asian Power System (CAPS)

Renewable Energy Development in Uzbekistan: Current Status, Problems, and Solutions | РУССКИЙ

Rural Off-Grid Electrification in Afghanistan | РУССКИЙ

TA 9365 Regional Cooperation on Renewable Energy Integration to the Grid | РУССКИЙ

Presentation by CAREC Institute | РУССКИЙ

World Bank Central Asia Energy Program Updates

Presentation by Islamic Development Bank

Micro Hydro in Tajikistan | РУССКИЙ

CAPS Modern Condition and Outlook | РУССКИЙ

Electric Power System of Kazakhstan | РУССКИЙ

Presentation by Uzbekenergo | РУССКИЙ

Presentation by Kyrgyz Republic | РУССКИЙ