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Energy Charter reviewed energy efficiency policy in Uzbekistan

Under the auspices of the Protocol on Energy Efficiency and Related Environmental Aspects (PEEREA) and at the request of Uzbekistan, the Energy Charter Secretariat implemented a four-day mission to review the energy efficiency policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 21 to 24 September 2021.

The review team was comprised of the following experts:

1. Mr Andrei MALOCHKA, Head of Energy Department, State Enterprise “BELTEI”, Belarus;

2. Mr Constantin BOROSAN, Executive Director, National Energy Council, Moldova;

3. Dr Mevlüt Hürol METE, Senior Expert,  Directorate General for Market Surveillance and Inspection, Ministry of Industry and Technology, Turkey;

4. Ms Ozlem DUYAN, Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Energy Charter Secretariat;

5. Dr Oleksandr ANTONENKO, Head of the Energy Efficiency Unit, Energy Charter Secretariat;

6. Dr Urban RUSNAK, Secretary General, Energy Charter Secretariat.

During the mission, the Peer Review Team met with high-level representatives and experts of the Ministry of Energy, other ministries, state authorities and energy companies. The team discussed the key challenges identified in the draft In-Depth Review of the Energy Efficiency Policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, shared the experience of their respective states and presented draft recommendations. 

The draft recommendations of the In-Depth Review of the Energy Efficiency Policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan will be further presented for adoption by the Energy Charter Conference to be held in Yerevan on 14-15 December 2021.

The In-Depth Energy Efficiency Reviews analyse the broad economic and energy context of the country, patterns of energy use, energy efficiency policies and institutional frameworks.