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.