Wind Power Market Development Initiative


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.

Expected Outputs

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
United Nations Development Programme 0.164
SHARED 7.11 Global Environment Facility, Private sector
Total 7.274