The document has been signed at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum by Andrey Ryumin, Director General of PJSC Rosseti and Dadajon Isakulov, Chairman of the Board of JSC Uzbekistan NEG.
The roadmap aims at developing the countries' electric grid complexes, attracting investments, implementing projects using digital technologies, and exchanging best practices and experiences for 2021-2022.
PJSC Rosseti and JSC Uzbekistan NEG entered into a strategic cooperation agreement in October 2020 at the 21st meeting of the Russian-Uzbek Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Cooperation in Bukhara. Joint projects are envisaged in the construction and modernization of Uzbekistan's grid infrastructure, including with the introduction of advanced technological solutions, and cooperation in developing schemes and programs to develop the energy systems of the country and neighboring states.
“The network complexes of Russia and Uzbekistan have long-standing and strong ties. We have common traditions, a common engineering school, similar standards and requirements. This creates the basis for the successful implementation of large-scale joint projects aimed at developing Uzbekistan's energy sector, introducing advanced technological solutions, and expanding the competencies of the countries' energy specialists in international cooperation”, Mr. Andrey Ryumin noted.
“We work with foreign partners on several projects aimed at developing main power grids and high-voltage substations. Our cooperation with PJSC Rosseti began during the Russian Energy Week (REN) International Forum, which took place on 2-4 October 2019, in Moscow. We believe that the agreements signed within the framework of St. Petersburg Economic Forum will serve to raise the quality of Uzbek-Russian cooperation in the energy sector to a higher level”, Mr. Dadajon Isakulov said.