16:16 01-11-2014
MAIN Russian
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Dushanbe residents to study results of assessment studies for Rogun HPP

Bishkek (AKIpress) - Dushanbe mayor Makhmadsaid Ubaidulloyev has given the go-ahead to a meeting of experts from Poyry Energy Ltd (Switzerland) with the public of the Tajik capital.

An official source at the Dushanbe mayor’s office says the results of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and the Techno-Economic Assessment Study (TEAS) for the Rogun Hydropower Project (HPP) will be announced at the meeting on August 16.

The concluding products of the Assessment Studies, which were prepared by an international consultant consortium led by Coyne & Bellier for the TEAS and by Poyry Energy Ltd. for the ESIA, cover the following topics: dam safety; economic and financial analyses; implementation and risks; environmental and social impacts; impact on riparian countries; analysis of alternatives; and recommendations.

According to the draft consultants’ reports and the independent Panels of Experts, it is feasible to build and operate a dam at the Rogun site within modern international norms but contingent on incorporating the experts’ recommendations on modifying the original design, implementing the mitigation measures, and establishing monitoring systems throughout the life of any future project.

Uzbekistan, meanwhile, strongly opposes the construction of the Rogun dam. During his visit to Karakalpakstan, Uzbek President Islam Karimov noted on 8 October 2010 that if Tajikistan goes on to complete Rogun as planned, it would leave Uzbekistan facing water shortages for eight years until Rogun dam filled with water. Tashkent has asked Russia and the United Nations to pressure Dushanbe to stop the Rogun hydropower project.


Twitterfacebookprint
16:58 07.08.2014
LATEST NEWS
14:26 Kyrgyz citizens amid other Central Asian countries mainly visit Turkey – Ambassador14:11 Economy Minister receives ambassadors of Italy, Canada to discuss expansion of cooperation13:59 Kyrgyzstan, Arab Coordination Group sign protocol on investment projects13:40 Situation in society, peace and confidence of people in future depends on work of police – Interior Minister21:28 Deterioration in Russian economy to impact Kyrgyzstan – PM21:16 Russian government approves decree on Kyrgyz-Russian Development Fund21:04 Korea interested in investments in Kyrgyzstan’s financial and banking sectors20:11 Democracy in Central Asia: Supporting Kyrgyzstan’s “island of democracy”19:57 Kyrgyz Post not to be privatized after reforms18:48 Kyrgyzstan receives $4.3 billion in foreign direct investments for 5 years18:25 Bishkek mayor's office reaches agreement on cooperation with Malaysia's biggest waste recycling plant18:10 Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%18:08 Turkmenistan raises prices for food and transportation18:04 8,500 cars to be assembled in Kostanay in 2014 - mayor17:55 Kazakhmys completes rebranding, it is now KAZ Minerals PLC17:36 Uzbek-U.S. upcoming consultations discussed in Tashkent17:22 Tajikistan extends operation period of Sangtuda-2 HPP for Iran for 2 years17:21 Kazakh Chamber of Entrepreneurs to revoke forged certificates17:20 Kyrgyzstan signs 27 agreements on protection of investments with foreign countries16:52 Uzbek Foreign Ministry holds meeting with Iranian Ambassador
Astana
+2° C
Ashgabat
+19° C
Bishkek
+10° C
Dushanbe
+18° C
Tashkent
+17° C
exchange rates
 
72.39
57.57
9.20
1.37
227.37
180.87
29.59
4.28
6.27
5.01
0.82
0.12
3084.28
2367.40
385.74
61.13
3.58
2.85

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2014
Use of the AKIpress.com materials must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75