Tortum – Gurcistan Line is a 380kV overhead line with a length of 158km from Tortum, Erzurum, Turkey, to Gurcistan, Artvin, Turkey.
The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Tortum – Gurcistan Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Turkiye Elektrik Iletim. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Approximately $13m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.
The development of the Tortum – Gurcistan Line project has been approved by the Energy Market Regulatory Authority.
Tortum – Gurcistan Line project development status
The construction works on the Tortum – Gurcistan Line project were commenced in 2016 and commissioning is expected in 2021.
About Turkiye Elektrik Iletim
Turkiye Elektrik Iletim (Turkiye) is a state owned power transmission company engaged in the business of transmitting electricity through its power plants in Turkey. It operates transmission facilities and carries out the planning of load dispatch and operation services. Turkiye is also a member of CIGRE Turkish National Committee, Turkish National Committee of Word Energy Council, Turkish Electricity Industry Association, Turkish Public Enterprises Association and Turkish Wind Energy Association. Turkiye operates in Turkey. Turkiye is headquartered in Bahcelievler, Turkey.
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