Uzbekistan ups electricity production in 2015
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jan. 22
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Enterprises of the Uzbekenergo JSC, which brings together largest power stations of Uzbekistan, produced about 55.5 billion kilowatt/hours of electricity in 2015, which is 4.2 percent more than in 2014, said the message of the company.
During this period, customers received 8.2 million Gcal of heat energy, which corresponds to the figure in 2014. Meeting the targets on the export of goods and services amounted to 100.1 percent.
Currently, Uzbekistan's power grid has 45 power plants with a total capacity of about 13,000 megawatts, including 16 power plants of the state joint-stock company Uzbekenergo having a total capacity of 12,040 megawatts.
Up to 90 percent of the electricity is produced at Uzbekenergo's 10 thermal power plants with a total installed capacity of 10,600 megawatts.
In total, Uzbekenergo's power stations produce over 98 percent of the electricity generated in Uzbekistan.
The remainder of the electricity is generated by autonomous thermal power plants of the industry enterprises and small hydroelectric power stations belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources.