Uzbekistan increased electricity generation in 2013
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jan. 21
By Demir Azizov - Trend:
In 2013 Uzbekistan increased its electricity production by 3.2 percent as compared with 2012, up to 54.207 billion kilowatt/hours, a source in Uzbekistan's government circles told Trend.
The source said the volume of thermal energy supplied to consumers in 2013 decreased by 2.6 percent to 18.537 million gig calories.
It was previously reported that in 2012, electricity production in Uzbekistan increased by 0.2 percent compared to 2011, up to 52.534 billion kilowatt/hours.
In 2012, electricity production in Uzbekistan increased by 0.2 percent as compared with 2011up to 52.534 billion kilowatt/hours. Uzbekistan's power plants supplied the population and enterprises with 18,876 million gig calories of thermal energy, a decrease of 0.2 percent.
Currently, Uzbekistan has 45 power plants with a total capacity of approximately 12.4 megawatts. Up to 90 percent of the electricity is produced by 10 thermal power stations belonging to the Uzbekenergo State Joint-Stock Company (SJSC).
In total the Uzbekenergo's power stations produce over 98 percent of the total electricity generated in the country.
The remaining electricity is generated by autonomous thermal power enterprises and small hydroelectric power stations belonging to the Uzbek Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources.
Translated by E.A.
Edited by S.M.