Electricity consumption down in Georgia since early 2013
Georgia, Tbilisi, October 17/Trend N.Kirtzkhalia/
Electricity consumption in Georgia amounted to 7 447.51 billion kilowatt / hours without losses in January-September 2013 which is almost 0.5 per cent less than in the same period of 2012 (7 482.13 billion kilowatt / hours).
In total, electricity consumption amounted to 7 598.31 billion kilowatt / hours considering losses during the reported period, the Electricity System Commercial Operator (ESCO) told Trend on Thursday.
As of January-September 2013, the direct consumers received 1 202.23 billion kilowatt / hours of electricity, while the power distribution companies received 5 884.22 billion kilowatt / hours of electricity.
In January-September 2013, the thermal power stations, as well as seasonal and regulatory power stations of Georgia generated 7219.62 billion kilowatt/hours of electricity.
Georgia imported around 265.74 million kilowatt/hours of electricity during the reported period, whilst its export amounted to 361.06 million kilowatt/hours.
Electricity consumption without losses amounted to 9 907.53 billion kilowatt/hours in 2012 in Georgia which is 2.7 per cent less than in the same period of 2011 where it was10 187.22 billion kilowatt/hours. The electricity consumption in 2012 amounted to 10 086.52 billion kilowatt/hours in Georgia considering losses.