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Posted 12 December 2011 - 03:22 PM

FARS News Agency, Iran
December 10, 2011 Saturday

Iran to Link Power Grid to EU

TEHRAN (FNA)- Senior Iranian energy officials said a new power line
from Iran to Armenia and Georgia is due to send Iran's electricity
through to Europe.

The completion of a 230 KW electric cable from Iran to Armenia will
provide the possibility of connecting Iran's and Georgia's electricity
network, whilst increasing the overall capacity to trade energy with
Iran's neighbors to 400 KW, Iran's Deputy Energy Minister Mohammad
Behzad said.

Currently Georgia's electricity is routed through Azerbaijan.

Armenia's minister of energy welcomed the project last week, and said
it would triple the electricity exchanged between Armenia and Georgia.

Iran and Azerbaijan are currently discussing a project to connect
Iran's electricity network to Russia while talks are also under way
with Turkey to connect Iran's grid to Lebanon in addition to plans to
connect its network to Persian Gulf countries. If these talks are
successful, Iran will be a strong electricity hub in the region.
Turkmenistan, Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan will all buy
electricity from Iran.

Iran's capacity to export electricity has increased 24 per cent since
the implementation of its targeted subsidies program and is expected
to earn $1 billion by the end of this year (Iran's solar year ends in


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Posted 12 December 2011 - 04:12 PM

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 03:51 PM

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