Iran to double exports of electricity to Turkey

Iran plans to double exports of electricity to Turkey in two months, spokesman of the Iranian Energy Ministry Abdolhamid Farzam said. Iran exports 190 MW/h to Turkey daily, PressTV reports.

Iran has concluded construction of a 230-Kw power line in the north-west of the country. It will export 400 Mw/h to Turkey. Iranian exports of electricity have increased by 30% this year, compared with 2011, totaling 8.6 kW/h.

Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Mohammad Behzad said on April 2 that the state had diversified exports of electricity to neighbours. Its thermal, gas, steam-gas and hydro-power plants have been supplemented with a nuclear power plant.

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