Builders of the new Turkmenistan-Afghanistan transmission line (220 kV) have reported on the completion of one of the most important stages of the project. We are talking about the Mary power plant, where the works on the expansion of the open switchgear - the starting point, which determines the power supply for the 260-kilometer line - have been completed.
Chalyk Energy, the general contractor, has selected four companies from the private sector to carry out the installation of support structures and the overhang of wires. At the moment 600 of the 876 supports have been completedThe power plant will be a specially built substation in Serkhetabad, where the equipment is already being installed. The receiving site for electricity from MaryGRES will be a specially built substation in Serkhetabad, where equipment is already being installed.
The line should be commissioned in August 2021.The main goal of the project is to increase electricity exports to the brotherly state. In the future, a Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (500 kV) line will be built parallel to this transmission line.