BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 13
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
The power transmission line to the Turkmen-Afghan border, from Mary State Power Plant in Turkmenistan’s Mary city to Afghanistan’s city of Herat is ready for commissioning, Trend reports with reference to the Business Turkmenistan information portal.
The expansion of the open switchgear at the Mary power plant has also been completed.
Meanwhile, the construction of a 220/110/10 kilovolts transformer substation in the city of Serhetabad in Mary region will be completed by the end of this month.
The high-voltage power transmission line along Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan (TAP) route project is being implemented on the basis of an agreement signed by the Turkmen Energy Ministry with a subsidiary Calik Holding A.S. (Turkey) - TAPP-500 Power Transmission Line FZE company.
The construction of power lines will run from the Mary power plant to the Afghan city of Herat.
The Mary State power Plant plays an important role in the Turkmenistan’s power industry. A gas turbine station with a capacity of 146.7 megawatts was built in the industrial zone of the Mary State Power Plant in 2016.
A combined cycle electric generating plant was built in 2018. Its power is equal to 1,574 megawatts. The combined cycle electric generating plant made 70 percent of the total electricity for 2019, which was 8.6 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity.
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