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Turkmenistan increases electricity generation

Business Materials 10 May 2016 14:34
Turkmenistan produced 7.6 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in January-April 2015, or 1.6 percent more than in the same period in 2015.
Turkmenistan increases electricity generation

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 10

By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:

Turkmenistan produced 7.6 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in January-April 2015, or 1.6 percent more than in the same period in 2015, read a message from Turkmenistan's Energy Ministry.

The volume of electricity generation in Turkmenistan stood at 22.5 billion kilowatt hours as of 2015, while its export totalled 3.2 billion kilowatt hours.

Currently, the work on expanding the electricity export to Afghanistan and Iran is underway in Turkmenistan. The possibility of exporting it to Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and Caucasus countries is under consideration.

Under the Concept of Electric Power Industry Development of Turkmenistan for 2013-2020, it is planned to construct 14 gas turbine power plants in the country's various regions.

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