A general agreement was signed between the off-budget inter-sectoral fund for energy conservation and Qishloq Qurilish Bank
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) – On 18 October 2021, the First Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan Azim Akhmedkhadjayev held a meeting with Chairman of the Board of JSCB " Qishloq Qurilish Bank" Alisher Muratov, during which a general agreement was signed between the off-budget Intersectoral Fund for Energy Saving under the Ministry of Energy and Qishloq Qurilish Bank.
The agreement envisages the opening of a credit line of the Fund for the further allocation of consumer loans to the population for the purchase of solar photovoltaic stations, solar water heaters, as well as household energy-efficient gas burners.
Loans for these purposes by the Bank from the Fund will be allocated for a period of up to five years, with interest payments at the basic rate set by the Central Bank on the day of the loan agreement.
It should be noted that with the direct support of the Ministry of Energy, the Fund also plans to open credit lines to banks for further financing energy efficiency projects, including improving thermal protection of buildings, with the introduction of energy efficient technologies and installations of renewable energy sources.