Azerbaijan increases electricity export by almost quarter in 2013
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.17
By Emil Ismayilov - Trend:
Azerbaijan exported over 595.67 million kilowatt/hours electricity in 2013 on customs declaration compared to 482.7 million kilowatt/hours in 2012, a report of Azerbaijan's State Customs Committee said on Jan.17.
Azerbaijan exported electricity totaling $24.85 million in 2013 compared to $24.76 million in 2012, according to the ncommittee report.
Azerenergy JSC (engaged in the production and distribution of electricity in Azerbaijan) generated over 21.5 billion kilowatt / hours of electricity in 2013 compared to 21.3 billion kilowatt / hours in 2012.
The capacity of power plants owned by Azerenergy JSC exceeds 6,000 megawatts. The JCS has over 200 substations with capacity of 500, 330, 220 and 110 kV / amp, as well as eight hydroelectric plants and 13 thermal power plants.
Translated by L.Z.