Regions of Turkmenistan to be connected by a new energy ring

The State Power Industry Corporation Turkmenenergo will settle contracts with the foreign companies for the procurement of the necessary equipment, materials and techniques for the construction of high-voltage power lines and stations Akhal-Balkan and Balkan-Dashoguz. The president of Turkmenistan signed a corresponding decree today, the TDH State News Agency reports.

In accordance with the document, the Turkish company Çalik Enerji will implement the necessary projecting, supply, assembling and commissioning of the telemechanics systems, communications and software supply of the electric power transmission lines.

The construction of the new power lines is aimed at creating of the ring internal energy system as well as offering the energy to the international markets.