Turkmenistan to prepare new legal acts in electric power industry
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 7
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
The work is underway in Turkmenistan to improve regulations that establish the organizational basis for activities in the electric power industry, Trend reports citing the newspaper Neutral Turkmenistan.
In particular, Deputy Prime Minister Charymyrat Purchekov at a government meeting reported on the state of affairs in the structures entrusted and proposed the development of a number of legal acts.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, pointing out the need to involve specialists from relevant structures in the preparation of the relevant regulations, instructed to coordinate the drafts of the submitted documents with competent structures, the report said.
It was earlier reported that in accordance with the provisions of the Law of Turkmenistan “On Electricity”, the improvement of a number of documents aimed at ensuring the proper functioning and operation of specialized facilities, the safe use of electric and thermal energy, compliance with the rules near the security zones of energy facilities is required.
The total volume of electricity produced in Turkmenistan by 2024 is planned to be increased to 33 billion kilowatt hours, which is almost 30 percent more than in 2018.
Turkmenistan sells electricity to Afghanistan, Iran. Ashgabat is also exploring the prospects for deliveries to the markets of the Caucasus, Central and South Asia.