Structure of electricity production in Kazakhstan


RES sector


Target indicators


  • Kazakhstan has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15% from 1990 levels by 2020.
  • According to the GHG emission projection, a reduction of 5.2% in 2020 has been achieved with the measures taken


  • Kazakhstan should reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15-25 per cent economy-wide by 2030 compared to 1990 (15 per cent is the unconditional target; 25 per cent is the conditional target, subject to international support).

Long-term emission reduction targets


Renewable Energy Sector Development

  • In 2009, Law On Support of the Use of Renewable Energy Sources was adopted to support the use of renewable sources in heat and electricity generation.
  • In 2013, a mechanism for state support of the renewable energy sector was launched, which is based on the centralised guaranteed purchase of all electricity produced by renewable energy sources at fixed tariffs.
  • Launch of the first RES auction in 2018

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