Uzbekistan’s energy leaders celebrate the vision of new JV

Progress on projects that are at the heart of Uzbekistan’s energy transition was marked by the launch of the new JV in Tashkent this week.

 Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministers, Mr. Sherzod Khodjaev and Mr. Jurabek Mirzamakhmudov, and  Isabelle Servoz-Gallucci the French Ambassador to Uzbekistan marked the official launch of  Uzenergoengineering-Assystem at an event attended by colleagues from Assystem and employees from the JV on February 11th.

11 october 2020

In accordance with the agreement signed on 16 May 2019, Assystem and the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan have formalized the creation of a joint venture to oversee their cooperation in the implementation of the country’s energy transition.

Signature de la JV entre Assystem et l'Ouzbekistan
Tashkent, 25th september 2019, from left to right M. Zokir Abdujannarov, director of O’ZENERGOINJINIRING and Stéphane Aubarbier, Chief Operating Officer of Assystem

The Republic of Uzbekistan intends to double its electricity production by 2030, raising its installed capacity from 13 to 27 gigawatts. Its new energy mix will include civil nuclear production capacities and new production infrastructure based on gas and wind power.

Assystem’s role will be to design, co-ordinate and manage projects to enable the country’s new energy mix to be put in place (new production infrastructure, electricity transmission and distribution networks, etc.). 

More information on the official press release.