The Ministry Of Energy And Water Says That The Project Of Producing 200 Megawatts Of Wind Power In Herat Will Start Soon

Date: May 23, 2023, 12:02

Abdul Latif Mansour, Acting Minister of Energy and Water, said: "A few days ago, we signed a contract for 200 MW of wind power with a company, and we had another contract for 73 MW of electricity in Paktia province."

According to the head of this ministry, a Turkish company is investing in this field.

Nisar Ahmad Elias, Herat governor's spokesman, said: "According to this agreement, the Turkish company is going to start the project to produce 200 megawatts of electricity after completing the technical studies after one year."

At the same time, Herat's required electricity is imported from Iran and Turkmenistan, and a few months of the year, some electricity from Salma Dam is also supplied to the electricity grid.