Tajikistan Dreams of Regional Electricity Grid Rebirth

The giant Nurek hydropower plant is Tajikistan’s main source of power, producing over 70% of the nation’s electricity. However, with electricity generation at the plant given to wild seasonal fluctuations, chronic power shortages force Tajikistan to lobby for reviving the Central Asian unified power grid. (Photo: Asian Development Bank)

Brutal winter weather in the late 2000s delivered a knockout blow to Central Asia’s unified power grid. Now, almost a decade later, tentative efforts are underway to promote a comeback of the network.
 

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