Total Eren to build 100-MW solar farm in Uzbekistan

18/09/2019 08:50 Solar


Paris-based independent power producer Total Eren on Friday signed an agreement to invest up to EUR 150 million (USD 166m) in the construction of a solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Specifically, Total Eren has agreed to design, finance, build and operate a 100-MW solar park in the Samarkand region. It is expected that construction work will commence in the first quarter of 2020, while commissioning is scheduled to take place by the opening quarter of 2021.


Also this month, Thai solar company Helios Energy Co announced signing a deal to build a 40-MW photovoltaic (PV) park in the economic free zone of the city of Namangan, eastern Uzbekistan. Building works as part of this project are seen to begin later in 2019, while completion is scheduled for end-2020.


M.Pompeo pledges $1 billion for EU energy projects to reduce Russia reliance

18/02/2020 08:53:00

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on February 15 at the Munich Security Conference that Washington pledged "up to $1 billion" to boost energy projects in eastern Europe as part of efforts to reduce reliance on Russian natural gas.


Daily (17.02.2020): Oil posts the first weekly gain since early January on potential OPEC further output cuts

17/02/2020 10:46:00

Crude oil futures rebounded on Friday amid easing concerns over the impact of the lethal coronavirus outbreak on the global energy demand. Meanwhile, prices got some support from signals that OPEC and its allies may intervene to prop up the market.


Italy Overtakes Turkey Among Top Russian Gas Buyers in 2019

17/02/2020 09:03:00

Italy overtook Turkey as Gazprom’s second-biggest buyer of natural gas last year, the Russian company said.