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The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of Afghanistan Has Signed a Contract with Chinashoto Group for a 5.5MW PV Storage Microgrid Project

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Afghanistan’s local time at 11am on Jun. 10th, 2018, the ministry of energy and water resources of Afghanistan held a press conference to sign a contract with Chinashoto Group for a 5.5MW PV storage microgrid project at Daykundi Province. The total amount of the contract is 13 million USD.

The person who attended the signing ceremony are the minister of Afghanistan ministry of energy and water resources Mr. Osmani, some representatives of Daykundi Province, the commercial counselor of Chinese embassy in Afghanistan Mr. Tian Guanglei, the general manager of Beijing Shoto Energy Storage Technology Co., Ltd Dr. Tang Xisheng.

The ministry of energy and water resources of Afghanistan and Chinashoto Group briefly introduced the project. The representatives of Daykundi Province appreciated the support of Daykundi’s development by the ministry of energy and water resources and Chinashoto Group.

The project is designed, delivered and installed by Chinashoto Group. Daykundi Province is located in central Afghanistan. It has a large population but lack of electricity. After the project completed and put into operation, it will serve 7 communities in 4 cities of Daykundi Province, which will have a positive influence on the economic and social development of Daykundi Province and greatly facilitate the life of local people.

After the press conference, minister Osmani held a meeting with Dr. Tang Xisheng. Minister Osmani said that as the project is the first PV storage project in Afghanistan and it will be a demonstration for further promotion and implementation. The minister encouraged our company to complete the project construction and operation with high standard, high quality and high time limitation, appreciated Chinashoto Group for contribution to Afghanistan’ s development; Dr. Tang Xisheng said that Chinashoto Group has nearly 30 years history, is a company with highly social responsibility and environmentally friendly enterprise. Chinashoto Group will ensure that the project put into operation in time, to provide efficient and clean energy for local people. He also expressed thanks to the ministry of energy and water resources as well as minister Osmani that can give the opportunity to serve Afghanistan’ s development and looking forward to broader and deeper cooperation in the future.