Italian company to establish electric power infrastructure in Azerbaijan’s some liberated lands from occupation

Italian company to establish electric power infrastructure in Azerbaijan’s some liberated lands from occupation
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  • calendar-gray 11 December 2020

The delegation represented by head of Ansaldo Energia Marino Giuseppe has met with the head of Azerenergy OJSC Baba Rzayev, Azerenergy told APA-Economics.

Touching upon friendship and cooperation issues between Italy-Azerbaijan B. Rzayev highly appreciated Italy’s position in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which is the righteous work of Azerbaijan.

He recalled that a delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic visited Ganja and the liberated city of Aghdam on September 9 and shared their impressions of seeing the destruction here.

Noting that Azerenergy cooperates with a number of international giants, Rzayev said the main purpose of the meeting was to create a new, modern type of electricity infrastructure in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan. "For 30 years, the Armenian occupiers have caused serious damage to all infrastructure, including power plants, in these areas, which are the ancient historical lands of Azerbaijan. Now there is almost no energy infrastructure in these areas."

Rzayev informed the guests about the opportunities for cooperation on a number of projects, including the establishment of a working group between the companies and the office of Ansaldo Energia in Baku.

The meeting focused on the joint implementation of new small hydropower projects in Kalbajar and Lachin regions, the participation of Ansaldo Energia in the construction and supply of high-voltage substations in the liberated areas, frequency regulation (Baku). Cooperation with Ansaldo Energia in the project of a new 390 MW power plant planned to be built in BOT format, application of software and new technology to improve the management of the transmission system operator of Azerenergy OJSC, general management of Azerenergy OJSC. The sides exchanged views on the establishment of a training center in the scientific-educational and laboratory complex, consisting of equipment manufactured by Ansaldo Energia.

The head of Ansaldo Energia, Marino Guiseppe, praised Ansaldo Energia's proposal to establish an office in Baku, saying that his country was at the forefront of producing high-tech equipment to supply power plants to be reconstructed on the orders of Azerenergy.

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