Turkmenistan President His Excellency Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov signed on March 14, 2014 the decision related to Stages 2 and 3 of the 3-stage Project with the purpose of providing power to the City of Ashgabat on a regular basis.
Under Stages 2 and 3 of the project, 5 ea. 220 kV switchyards, 6ea. 110 kV switchyards, 18. Ea. 350 kV substations, 43 ea. 10 kV ground cables, 91 km of 35 kV ground cable and 418 km of 10 kV ground cable will be installed.
The Project will be commenced in April, 2014 and completed in December, 2016. On the other hand, as the site operations are under way for the Stage 1 of the project, the process is in progress to energize and launch the facilities that are already completed. Accordingly, 110kV NUSAY Switchyard, 30 km of 110 kV ground cable and 2 km of 110 kV overhead electricity transmission line have recently been energized.