Further dependence on fossil fuels could make Kyrgyzstan more vulnerable to volatility in fuel markets, report says
- Written by TCA
BISHKEK — Rising fossil fuel imports are adding to the financial burdens of Kyrgyzstan’s energy sector, according to a report published in December by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). ‘Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Kyrgyz Republic’ identifies concrete actions that can help address the country’s energy challenges, develop a more diverse energy sector and improve the livelihoods of its citizens. Kyrgyzstan aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 44% by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.