Kazakh-Czech energy conference was held in Astana
Czech Republic offered Kazakhstan advanced developments in the field of energy saving technologies. Astana hosted the Kazakh-Czech Energy Conference with the participation of more than 30 leading Czech companies. During the meeting, foreign businessmen have offered their support in the modernization of the Kazakhstan’s energy infrastructure, in particular coal-fired power plants. According to the Kazakh side, Czech Republic’s considerable experience in this field can be very useful, especially within the transition to "green economy" and the international exhibition Expo 2017. Following the conference results, an agreement was reached on cooperation between the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan’s one of the largest energy companies.
ZDENEK ZBYTEK, CHAIRMAN, CONSORTIUM ‘CZET-CZECH ENERGY SAVING TECHNOLOGIES’:
This is a thoroughly prepared project. We believe that the contract will be signed before the Expo 2017. We will build modern, small, medium-sized hydropower plants.
Within the conference, manufacturers also presented their technologies for the modernization of Kazakhstan’s energy infrastructure. Today, there are 76 power plants with total capacity of 21.3 gigawatts of electricity in Kazakhstan.