Set-up work on 2 X 262 MW gas turbines has been completed in Mary city in southern Turkmenistan, local newspaper Neutral Turkmenistan reported.
Two power units with a total output of 1,574 MW will be set up.
Four gas turbines, four utilizing tanks and two steam turbines will operate in the power plant. Start-up is expected by the end of 2018. Combined cycle efficiency is likely to exceed 54% under site conditions.
The project is implemented by Turkish Chalyk Energy jointly with GE.
Turkmenistan currently supplies electricity to Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey.