The Public-Private Partnership Mechanism in the Energy Central Asia
For the moment, Central Asia countries in a varying degree are meeting their energy demands. Nevertheless, the energy intensity of key economic sectors of the countries still remainsat a high level. At the same time, inherited from the Soviet Union, the Central Asian energy system with a high degree of depreciation requires a tremendous infrastructure upgrade. Population growth and the rapid economic development of CA countries are two factors that as early as in the short term will lead to growth in consumption of energy resources. Moreover, international commitments – aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions – adopted by CA countries will be feasible only through pledging high efficiency of the energy system and introducing of renewable energy sources.
Central Asia Climate Knowledge Series
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