Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.31 / Trend, E. Ismayilov /
Eleven projects to build small hydropower plants are under development in Azerbaijan, Deputy Chief of the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources
Jamil Melikov told journalists on Monday.
He said most of these projects are under designing or preparation of a feasibility study.
The foundations of several have been laid, Melikov said.
Melikov said the construction cost of a small hydropower plant with a capacity of one megawatt is estimated at 2 million manats.
Azerbaijan will build 36 small hydropower plants in different regions of the country in the near future, Azerenergy (electricity production and distribution in Azerbaijan) investment department Head Rafael Abbasov said earlier.