Thursday, December 02, 2004

Interfax ::Armenia introduces second power line to Iran

Interfax :: Armenia: "Armenia introduces second power line to Iran

Yerevan. (Interfax) - Armenia introduced a second power transmission line to double electricity supplies to and from Iran, the Armenian government's press office told Interfax.

The 82-kilometer, 200-megawatt 220-kilovolt line was built with an Iranian credit of $8.4 million in accordance with a memorandum signed by the two countries in July 2002.

Armenia will pay the credit off with electricity supplies.

Armenia and Iran plan to sign a memorandum on a third line in Yerevan on December 1.

Armenia supplies electricity to Iran for five months during the summer and receives electricity from Iran in the winter.


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