Tajikistan may connect to single energy ring of Central Asia by end of May

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Tajikistan may join the unified energy system of Central Asia by the end of May.

This was announced during the Energy Week (UEW 2024) in Tashkent by the Minister of Energy of Uzbekistan, Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov.

"We are developing interregional trade and interregional cooperation, we already closely cooperate on electricity supply, export, import, and transit with our neighbors - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan. This month, we expect Tajikistan to also join our unified energy network in Central Asia," he stated.

At the end of 2021, discussions began in Tajikistan about the country's return to the unified energy system of Central Asia. The Minister of Industry and New Technologies, Sherali Kabir, stated that Tajikistan would return to the unified energy system as early as 2022, but this issue was postponed several times.

"We still plan to prepare the northern part of Tajikistan's energy system for connection by the end of this year, but the actual launch of this line will take place in April 2024," noted the Minister of Energy and Water Resources of Tajikistan, Daler Juma.

CentralasianLIGHT.org

May 15, 2024