Iran to complete Central Asian powerline links
Dec 20, 2007 - Asia In Focus
Two electricity transmission lines to Turkmenistan
and Azerbaijan will be set up by March 20, which marks
the end of the current Iranian year of 1386, based
on a policy to expand links with neighboring states.
An official in charge of power transmission projects
at Iran's Power Development Organization, Khalil Laleh
said Saturday that the projects for power transfer
include setting up power transfer lines, telecommunications
networking, optic fiber installation and expansion
of high voltage posts.
* Laleh said that his organization is now implementing
14 projects for power transfer by establishing 1,641
kms of power transmission lines, 10,000 kms of optic
fiber lines and 23 high voltage posts.
* He said that since the start of the year on March
20, his organization has successfully implemented
the Masjid Suleyman-Ahvaz 2 power transfer project
by extending lines along 112 kms and also the Abadan-Shalamcheh
line along 31 kms to link up with Iraq power network.