В In Mary region there were festivities dedicated to the launch of the installation of the transmission line Mary HPP-Herat. According to the Decree signed by the President of Turkmenistan on 24.01.2020, the Ministry of Energy signed a contract with TAPP-500 Power Transmission Line FZE", a subsidiary of "Çalik Holding A.Ş. (Turkey). Under the terms of the contract, the company will carry out a full range of works on erection of 220 kW power transmission line on the Turkmen section of Mary HPP-Herat to the border of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (IRA).
Participation in the ceremonial launch of the construction of the power line was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Ch. Purchekov, the head of "A. Chalyk, the head of Çalik Holding A.Ş. A. Chalyk, representatives of the Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan, The Deputy Prime Minister C. Purchekov, the head of "Çalik Holding A.Ş." A. Chalyk attended the commissioning ceremony.
Speakers at the commissioning ceremony noted that this line will not only create the conditions for supplying power to the facilities located along the main line facilities, but will also make it possible to export electricity to neighboring states. In addition, the TAP will accelerate the region's development in economic development, allowing more effective solution of urgent social and social and humanitarian tasks.
Completion of work on the construction of the transmission line on this section is scheduled for August 2021.