Georgia receives 547.6 million kW/h of electricity from Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16
By Tamilla Mammadova - Trend:
Electricity consumption in Georgia stood at 1.165 billion kW/h in June 2019, as compared to 1.175 billion in the same period in 2018, Trend reports with reference to the website of the Electricity System Commercial Operator of Georgia (ESCO).
Electricity consumption in Tbilisi among the subscribers of Telasi Company increased by 11.6 percent, while among subscribers of Energy-Pro Georgia Company decreased by 20 percent.
ESCO statistics show that compared to June last year, electricity consumption has almost doubled to 324.471 million kW/h, including the cost of producers.
According to ESCO, the volume of electricity consumption in the country in January-June of this year increased by 1.9 percent up to 6 billion 386.7 million kW/h. At the same time, the distribution companies accounted for 5 billion 172 million kW/h (decrease by 5.4 percent), direct consumers (large enterprises and organizations concluding contracts for power supply directly with ESCO) 1 billion 207.5 million kW/h (increase by 52.4 percent).
Electricity imports for the six months of this year amounted to 622.1 million kW/h (increase by 5.1 percent). Of this, deliveries from Azerbaijan increased by 6 percent to 547.6 million kW/h (88 percent of total imports), 74.4 million kW/h was received from Russia (increase by 2.4 times).
Electricity exports decreased by 48.7 percent to 234.3 million kW/h. In particular, supplies to Turkey decreased by 2.8 times up to 112.8 million kW/h (48.1 percent of total exports). Around 59.2 million kW/h were supplied to Russia (increase by 11.9 percent), 8.4 million kW/h were exported to Azerbaijan (decrease by 39.6 percent).