Introductory seminar dedicated to the launch of USAID Regional Program ‘Power the Future’
On October 24, 2017, the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan, USAID and Tetra Tech company jointly conducted an introductory seminar dedicated to the launch of the 4-year USAID project ‘Power the Future’ in the Astor A conference room of the St Regis Astana hotel.
The goal of the project is to accelerate the transition of the countries from the region to a viable and sustainable economy, primarily by increasing the use of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency in all five countries of Central Asia, in accordance with the commitments to monitor and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions.
The seminar was aimed at presenting the concept and key objectives of the project, the main tasks and work plan for the first year, as well as getting acquainted with the best international experience and creating a platform where participants can express their opinions.
The seminar was attended by the representatives of USAID, the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Investment and Development, JSC “KEGOC”, LLP “The Financial Settlement Center for the Support of Renewable Energy Sources” (The FSC), JSC “KOREM”, Kazakhstan Renewable Energy Association, KazEnergy Association, EBRD, IFC, ADB, UNDP, JSC “Samruk-Energo”, Kazakhstan Electricity Association (KEA), Nuclear and Energy Supervision and Control Committee as well as other key players in the energy sector.