Uzbekistan ups power generation by 2.3 percent in Jan.-June
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, July 19 / Trend D.Azizov /
Uzbekistan increased power generation by 2.3 percent in January-June 2011 to 26.537 billion kilowatt hours compared to the same period of 2010, the Uzbek State Statistics Committee reported.
The volume of thermal energy delivered to the population and enterprises of the republic increased by 0.9 percent - up to 10.187 million Gcal.
Uzbekistan increased its electricity production by 3.5 percent in 2010 up to 51.712 billion kWh.
More than 98 percent of the generated power is produced at power plants included in Uzbekenergo, which was established on the basis of the Uzbek Energy and Electrification Ministry.
The Uzbek energy system has 45 power plants with a total capacity of 12,400 megawatts, including Uzbekenergo, which owns seven thermal power plants, six hydropower enterprises, and three thermal power plants. The total capacity of Uzbekenergo's 16 power plants is 12,040 megawatt.