OSCE interested in small hydropower engineering in Tajikistan

A memorandum of cooperation between the Energy and Industry Ministry of Tajikistan and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) was signed last Friday in Dushanbe, AsiaPlus reported on Monday.

According to the Tajik Energy and Industry Ministry, the document was signed following a meeting of Energy and Industry Minister of Tajikistan Gul Sherali with OSCE Ambassador to the country Ivar Vikki.

According to the report, during the meeting discussions covered the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation in the energy sector and in particular, on the reconstruction and modernisation of existing small hydropower plants in regions of Tajikistan.
By 2015 it is planned to build 70 more small HPPs in Tajikistan.