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Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power has signed three power purchase agreements and investment agreements with Uzbekistan to develop solar and battery storage projects with a combined value of $2.5 billion. The project will potentially offset 16 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year in the Central Asian republic. Uzbekistan has set targets to generate 35%, or 15,000 MW, of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, with 10,000 MW coming from solar and 5,000 MW from wind power.

Saudi ACWA Power signs deals to invest $2.5bln in green projects in Uzbekistan

Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power has signed three power purchase agreements and investment agreements with Uzbekistan to develop solar and battery storage projects with a combined value of $2.5 billion. The project will potentially offset 16 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year in the Central Asian republic. Uzbekistan has set targets to generate 35%, or 15,000 MW, of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, with 10,000 MW coming from solar and 5,000 MW from wind power.

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