ACWA Power expands operation to Uzbekistan with wind farm deal
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Officials after the signing of 1500 MW wind farm implementation agreement.
ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants in 13 countries, signed an implementation agreement with the Ministry of Investments & Foreign Trade and the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan for the development, construction and operation of a 1500 MW wind power project in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan.
The deal was signed in the presence of Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman, Saudi Minister of Energy, and Sardor Umurzakov, Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investments & Foreign Trade. Once operational, the project will become the largest wind farm in the Central Asian region, and one of the largest in the world.
The agreement was signed on behalf of ACWA Power by Ayad Al Amri, Executive General Manager of Business Development, and on behalf of the Uzbekistani side by Sherzod Khodjaev,...read more...