Kazakhstan plans to limit electricity imports from Kyrgyzstan.

By bne IntelliNews June 1, 2011
Kazakhstan intends to limit the import of electricity from Kyrgyzstan. Kazakh Minister of Industry and New Technologies, Albert Rau, stated that the country needs to restrict the power import volumes outlined during the talks with the Government of Kyrgyzstan. The volume declared was 1bn kilowatts with over 700m delivered to Kazakhstan so far. It is expected that during the summer Kazakhstan would need at least 550m kWh more. In 2010 National Electricity Grid Company, KEGOC, imported over 1.5bn kWh of electricity from Kyrgyzstan.

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