Turkish investors intend to build a hydropower plant with the capacity of 4,2 MW in South Kazakhstan.
Akim of Tulkubas district of South Kazakhstan region Auyelkhan Turymbekov has met with investors from Turkey to discuss construction of the hydropower plant. There are several rives in the region where the HPP can be built, such as Mashat, Arys, Kulan. The rivers can serve as an alternative energy source. Representatives of the Turkish company “Industrial” said they would build a small HPP at Mashat river with the capacity 4,2 MW. Construction cost will be KZT 2 billion. Akim promised to provide support for implementation of the project. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)