Legacy of EXPO 2017
The Kostanai region is implementing 10 different technologies presented at EXPO 2017. Two projects were applied in the utility enterprise including the sewage treatment. According to the dean of the Kostanai State Pedagogical Institute Yerkin Abil, the solar street lights are installed in the region. In addition, the region plans to install a gas boiler at the local heat sources in cooperation with German companies. Owing to the new equipment, it is possible to save up to 3.5 million tenge a month.
YERKIN ABIL, DEAN OF KOSTANAI STATE PEDAGOGICAL INSTITUTE:
- The roadmap presented at the expo is underway. Today we observe the positive effects like we see that students’ consciousness has changed and research activities are increased. We are starting to train the students with a different mindset and approach to energy efficient technologies.
In total, Kazakhstan is planning to implement 190 green technologies across the country presented at EXPO 2017. The Karagandy region is going to implement the majority of projects, 35 technologies are planned there. 27 green technologies are expected in Southern Kazakhstan. Mangystau, Aktobe, Pavlodar and Kyzylorda regions are planning to implement 20 projects each. Astana and Almaty are going to introduce 16 and 13 green projects, respectively. In general, over 2500 green technologies are patented in the country.