Over 9,000 lights are installed on 238 streets in Atyrau as part of a joint project between the EDB and Batys Transit

05 April 2021

Nur-Sultan, 5 April 2021. The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and Batys Transit have implemented their joint public-private partnership (PPP) projects. In particular, the project to construct street lighting systems in Atyrau (Phases 2 and 3) has been completed. Financing was provided by the EDB and totalled KZT 8 billion. The PPP facilities have been commissioned and handed over to the public partner.

A total of 242,620 metres of lighting was built on 238 streets and one highway (Atyrau–Aktobe) under two projects.

The project has optimised electricity consumption and network maintenance through the implementation of an integrated Automated Outdoor Lighting Control System for efficient and economical management, control and diagnostics of street lighting (dimming), and the use of high-quality lamps from a world-class manufacturer.

New streetlights have also been built on the streets that had not had street lighting before. The projects are expected to reduce the number of accidents and crimes on roads and in pedestrian areas.

“Batys Transit is one of the Bank’s key clients, with whom we have built a long-standing partnership based on the effective cooperation between our teams. This is proven by the successful commissioning of the street lighting projects despite the rather strict lockdowns in many regions since the beginning of 2020. The EDB and the company are currently discussing further cooperation and new projects,” said Amangeldy Issenov, Deputy Chairman of the EDB Management Board. 

Additional Information: 

The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial institution promoting integration and development in its member countries – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, and Tajikistan. The EDB's charter capital totals US $7 billion. The Bank was established in January 2006 and is headquartered in Almaty. The EDB’s portfolio mainly consists of projects with an integration effect in the areas of transport infrastructure, digitalisation, green energy, agriculture, industry, and mechanical engineering. 

Batys Transit was established in November 2005 by Resolution 1008 of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan to build the North Kazakhstan – Aktobe Region interregional power transmission line. The shareholders of Batys Transit are KEGOC and Mekhenergostroy.

Read more at https://bttr.kz/

The EDB Media Centre:

Alexander Savelyev +7 (985) 765 23 59 (Moscow)  

Azima Sapargaliyeva +7 (777) 750 00 08 (Almaty)

Sergey Gorbachev +7 (916) 727 22 00 (Moscow)  


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