border review | 29 July 2011

Kyrgyzstan's power grids

Xinhua news reports taht a Chinese company will help build a separate power grid in southern Kyrgyzstan:

Speaking at a commencement ceremony in the Bazar-Korgon district of the Jalal-Abad region, Kyrgyz Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev said that during the years, China has offered a lot of assistance and support to Kyrgyzstan, and his country appreciated the selfless help. […]

Chinese Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Wang Kaiwen said that the project marks the largest inter-governmental project since the two countries establishing diplomatic relations. “Completion of the project will form a separate power grid in Southern Kyrgyzstan, which greatly improves the local power grid transmission and distribution capacity, reliability and security.