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Zarafshon Wind



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ESIA disclosed:

04 Mar 2022


Passed Final Review, Pending Approval

Approval date:

20 Jul 2022

Project description

The provision of a loan to finance the construction and operation of a pilot wind project of 500 MW installed capacity located in Tamdy District of Uzbekistan.

The project will strongly contribute to the strategic priority of the government of increasing share of renewable projects in the energy mix as being one of the first wind projects in Uzbekistan but also representing one of the largest renewable projects in Central Asia.  It will contribute to climate mitigation by adding 500 MW of wind generation capacity to the national energy system and will assist the country in low-carbon transition.

The project is classified Category A and the comprehensive Environmental and Social Impact Assessment is carried out.

ESIA disclosure package

Attached are the following documents available in the English and Russian languages:

  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
  • Non-Technical Summary or Executive Summary (NTS) – also available in Uzbek
  • Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) – also available in Uzbek
  • Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) – also available in Uzbek
  • Environmental and Social Management and Monitoring Plan (ESMMP)
  • Livelihood Restoration Plan (LRP) – also available in Uzbek

The ESAP will be updated based on further consultations with the company.

Full ESIA availability

Download zip package in Russian

Download zip package in English

Download zip package in Uzbek

Navoi region local Government office
Address: 77A Islam Karimov Street, Navoi city, Navoi region, 210100
Mr. Elbek Gafforov
First Deputy Head of Investment Department
Telephone: +998 99 750 17 11


Zarafshan city local Government office
Address: 1 Marvarid Street, Zarafshan city, Navoi Region, 210300
Mr. Avazbek Akhmedov
Deputy Mayor for Investments and Foreign Trade
Telephone: +998 91 252 99 11


EBRD Resident Office in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Address: Banking Association of Uzbekistan, 13th floor
1, Qoratosh Street, Tashkent, 100027, Uzbekistan
Telephone: +998 78 140 44 00


Company web-site

Environmental and social enquiries

Carlos Ponte
Head – Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Telephone: +971 2 653 7219
Mailing address: PO Box 54115, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Dias Kamaliyev
Senior Commercial Analyst, Development & Investment (Central Asia & Russia)
Telephone: +971 2 653 7227
Mailing address: PO Box 54115, Abu Dhabi, UAE

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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