UK-based Assystem on 19 June signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy to help with the country’s energy transition, which includes the target to double its electricity production by 2030, raising its installed capacity from 13GWe to 27GWe. Uzbekistan’s new energy mix will include civil nuclear production capacities and new production infrastructure based on gas and wind power. The agreement provides for a joint venture to be set up by year-end. Assystem said its role would be to “design, coordinate and manage projects to enable Uzbekistan’s new energy mix to be put in place, including new production infrastructure, electricity transmission and distribution networks.
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