Hydropower Potential of the Central Asian Countries

Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT)
Written by

Indra Overland

Research Professor, Head of Research group on climate and energy



This data article surveys the hydropower potential of the five Central Asian countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The dataset presents the theoretical hydropower supply capacity of all the river basins of Central Asia. It was prepared using data from national and international sources, and it provides information on installed small and medium hydropower capacities and planned projects in the above-mentioned countries.