15 February, 2023 seen 10,295The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 marked the beginning of a new era for the countries of the former Soviet Union. With the fall of the Soviet regime, many of these countries were left to fend for themselves, struggling to build new economies and establish new political systems. Today, the former Soviet Union countries are still grappling with the…
An interesting documentary from the Guardian. About Solar panels, renewable and green energy. Kazakhstan should be on every investor radar.
Kazakhstan is rich with oil, gas, and coal but Nursultan Nazarbayev, its president for life, has committed the country to a dramatic shift from fossil fuels to green energy. Is this huge nation, which is beset by rural poverty, major infrastructure challenges and environmental crises, able to realize his vision?
Phoebe Greenwood from the Guardian travels to the Kazakh capital, Astana, and the Aral Sea region