The Vice President of Azerenerji joint stock company, Marlen Askerov, informed Trend that the energy experts of Azerbaijan and Iran held negotiations on the project of construction of frontier power station in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.
Earlier, the sides coordinated the terms of the construction of frontier power station in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. The project envisages the construction of the two power stations (one in Azerbaijan and another in Iran) on the bordering Araz River in Ordubad District of NAR.
The construction of the border power stations envisages the construction of stations with similar capacity on every side. Azerbaijan intends to build a power station with the capacity of 45 MW. The sides took a resolution that unless Iran builds power stations with similar capacity, Azerbaijan will construct it in its own territory. Earlier the two sides agreed upon construction of power stations on the Araz River
The resolution was made in the course of a meeting held in Tebriz between the representatives of the company and regional water company of East Azerbaijan region of Iran in Tebriz. The two sides agreed upon construction of two power stations (every country in its territory) with the capacity of 45 MW, Ordubad Hydro-Power Station (Azerbaijan) and Marazadagh HPS (Iran). The water resources of the river will be used on parity basis.