Ensuring Reliability and Sustainable Development of the Central Asian Power System in the Context of Growing Energy Consumption


  • T.Kh. Nasirov Institute of Energy Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • G.G. Trofimov Almaty University of Power Engineering and Telecommunications, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Sh.V. Khamidov Institute of Energy Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan




power system, reliability, system accident, renewable energy, energy storage


A set of necessary conditions for sustainable development of the Central Asian Power System (CAPS) is considered with an emphasis on economic, environmental, and social aspects against the backdrop of widespread integration of renewable energy sources (RES). Such conditions are provided for by the decisions of the governments of the countries in the region in the context of growing energy consumption. The efficiency of utilizing renewables in Central Asia is assessed. The findings highlight primary scientific and engineering issues related to the large-scale use of renewables in the power system and ways to address them. The use of energy storage facilities in power systems of the Central Asian countries, as well as the joint implementation of renewables and energy storage systems in the CAPS are discussed.


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