Auction mechanism for the construction of maneuverable capacities

Last updated: 10 February 2022

There is a surplus of power generation capactities (2000 MW) in Kazakhstan, however it is accompanied with the shortage of maneuverable capacities. System operator is forced to use the regulation of the Russian energy system.    


With the adoption of the Law "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Supporting the Use of Renewable Energy Sources and Electricity" on December 7th 2020, the selection of projects for the creation of flexible generation will be carried out through the use of an auctioning mechanism. It is expected that it will give impetus to the construction of flexible capacities, to select the most effective projects with a minimum impact on prices for end users.

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