Shirvan TPP increases power generation
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 15 / Trend E. Ismayilov /
The Shirvan power station in Azerbaijan generated about 503.7 million kilowatt-hours of electricity in January and February compared to the projected 502 million kilowatt-hours, Azerenergy (production and distribution of electricity in Azerbaijan) said.
In February, the station generated about 255.3 million kilowatt-hours of electricity, the report said.
The power station was repaired within two months of this year. Major overhaul is planned to be conducted on the third and fourth energy blocks and the average repair on the sixth block.
A new electric power station Janub with a capacity of 780 megawatts is being built in the city of Shirvan to ensure the safety of the national electricity system.
The latest technology will be introduced there. After commissioning the new power facility, the energy security of the Absheron Peninsula and the southern region of the republic will be increased. The efficiency of the energy transmission and distribution systems will be improved.
The Shirvan TPP consists of seven blocks with capacity of 150 megawatts each, and is the first open station in Europe Given that the plant is in operation since 1962.