Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): The media of the Islamic Republic of Iran have reported that the project of the 132 KV power transmission line from the Chabahar Plan section to Jivani in Pakistan is 100 km long and has been completed within 18 months.
It has been said that based on this plan, Iran intends to take the first step in the field of improving electricity exchange capacity with neighboring countries in order to develop electricity relations with different countries in order to improve the resilience of the country's electricity network.
According to Iran Press, the power exchange line project with Pakistan was started in 2011, but due to some problems, it was not put into operation, but with the inauguration of the government of Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, this project was ready for operation in four months.
It has been said that the project to improve the power exchange capacity of Iran and Pakistan is a double-circuit double-bundle transmission line, 80 km long, 50 km of which is inside Iran, and in this phase, it is implemented for 80 km and is electrified with a voltage of 132 kV. to be By using this line in this phase, it is possible to increase the electricity exchange between Iran and Pakistan by 100% and up to 100 megawatts.
Iran has said that if Pakistan is ready and the infrastructure is completed in this country, it is possible to increase the voltage of this line to 230 kV and increase the level of exchange to 400 megawatts between Iran and Pakistan.
Iran and Pakistan also opened the first joint border market between these two countries today.
Iran is one of the exporters of electricity. Along with Pakistan and Iraq, Afghanistan also supplies part of its energy needs from Iran.