Azerbaijan increases electricity generation
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 23
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
The volume of electricity generation in Azerbaijan was 4.28 billion kilowatt hours in January-February 2015, which is 0.9 percent more than in the same period of 2014, the country's State Statistical Committee said in its report on January-February. 2015.
Marketable electricity accounted for 4.09 billion kilowatt hours of the total volume of electricity produced during the reporting period, which is 1.2 percent more than in the same period on 2014.
Thermal power plants accounted for 3.94 billion kilowatt hours of the total volume of marketable electricity generated in January-February, which is 0.8 percent more than in the same period of 2014.
Azerbaijan's hydro power plants generated 142.2 million kilowatt hours of electricity during the reporting period, which is 9.5 percent more than in the same period of 2014.
Moreover, wind power generation facilities generated 1.8 million kilowatt hours of electricity in January-February 2015.
The generation capacity of Azerbaijan's power supply system has increased by 30 percent over the last five years. Currently, its capacity is 7,105 megawatt. This generates around 24 billion kilowatt hours of electricity and export 2.1 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually.
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