ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE LAUNCH OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION (RFQ) STAGE FOR 3 SOLAR PV PLANTS IN UZBEKISTAN
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 31 August 2021 – JSC National Grid of Uzbekistan is announcing the launch of the Request for Qualification stage of a tender to select independent power producers to develop solar PV plants in Uzbekistan on a BOOT basis. The tender is being carried out by the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and the Public-Private Partnership Development Agency under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The project is being conducted in consultation with International Finance Corporation.
The tender includes 3 site lots in Namangan, Bukhara, and Khorezm regions with a total summed capacity of up to 500 MW. The tender will have qualification and proposal stages. The winning developers are expected to design, finance, operate, maintain, and transfer the solar PV plants. For the Bukhara site it is envisioned to integrate a battery energy storage system as part of the project scope.