Azerbaijan, Baku /corr Trend S.Aliyev / The President of Azerenerji state energy company, Etibar Pirverdiyev, has stated that a major part of the existing electricity transmission lines in Azerbaijan is outdated.
The line connecting Azerbaijan Heating power station with the Absheron network, has been under exploitation for almost 70 years, whilst the electricity transmission lines, from Ali Bayramly power grid is 50 years old." the Company President informed.
Despite efforts made over the past 4-5 years, there is still a problem. Azerenerji specialists are preparing a set of proposals to resolve the problem. The plan has already been submitted to the Azerbaijani President for approval.
The total length of the electricity transmission lines in Azerbaijan is 7,400 km, including 5,400 km of transmitting lines. The system includes 160 substations.