Risen Energy has formally connected a 40MW photovoltaic power station project in Kazakhstan to the national grid. With this development, Risen Energy stands as the first privately-owned enterprise investing in the construction of PV installations in Kazakhstan.
The government of Kazakhstan’s northern region of Karaganda has announced the completion and operation of a 100MW PV project in Saran, which the government claims is the largest PV installation of its kind in Central Asia.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €31 million loan for a 30MW solar project in the Kyzylorda region of Southern Kazakhstan, sponsored by Total EREN and Access Infra Central Asia.
The Islamic world’s first ever Science and Tech summit saw officials from 56 Muslim-majority nations come together to pledge new climate-related technology goals that included promoting microgrids, energy storage and renewable energy targets.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and development (EBRD) may provide US$26 million debt financing for Indian firm ACME Cleantech to develop a 29MW solar PV project in the Zhambyl region of Southern Kazakhstan.