Iran, Azerbaijan start construction of 2nd Imishli-Parsabad electricity transmission line
The feasibility study of the project on establishment of southern energy circle (Imishli-Parsabad electricity transmission line) is ready and its implementation starts, Trend reports referring to a news release by the press service of Azerenerji JSC.
The project will allow delivery of 150MW energy to the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (AR) situated in the Armenia blockade from Azerbaijan and importation of 400MW from Iran in the winter.
The project includes construction of 330KV Alibayramly TPS-Imishli electricity transmission line and 2nd Imishli-Parsabad, 220KV Alibayramly TPS-Salyan, Salyan-Masally, Masally-Astara, as well as Salyan modern substation. It is implemented by the national energy companies of Azerenerji JSC and Sunir, Iran. The contractor companies of AZENCO and Globus carried out topographic, geologic and geodesic work. The equipment will be manufactured in Azerbaijan and Iran.
Azerbaijan monthly receives from 50m to 70m KW/H energy. In 2005 the total energy supply comprised 656m KW/H energy.