Development of energy industry discussed in Ministry of Industry & New Technologies
ASTANA. 27.04.2010. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev has defined the priorities of the ministry's work today in Astana; the Ministry's press service told Kazinform. A. Issekeshev noted the significance of adoption of two key documents: Electric Power Development Program for 2010-2014 and Concept of Energy Industry Development till 2020, with a view to 2030. Besides, the Minister emphasized the necessity of studying the issue on introduction of a 'power market' that should become a basis for investment attraction in the construction of new generating facilities. He also stressed that it was necessary to speed up the adoption of the law "On Energy Conservation", develop energy saving facilities.