Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 29
By Ilkin Shafiyev - Trend:
From April 18, 2013 to July 1, 2018, the power plants being on the balance sheet of AzAlternativEnerji LLC (under the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources), produced 39.928 million kilowatt-hours of electricity, the cost of which amounted to 1.47 million manats, the company told Trend.
It is noted that 30.693 million kilowatt-hours of the generated electricity were transmitted for sale.
"Out of the total volume of the generated electricity, 37.389 million kilowatt-hours of electricity with a total cost of 1.389 million manats fell to the share of large solar, hydro and wind power plants being on the company's balance sheet, of which 29.181 million kilowatt-hours were transmitted for sale. And the plants functioning in social areas, generated 2.538 million kilowatt-hours of electricity with a value of 77,208 manats, of which 1.512 million kilowatt-hours of electricity were transmitted for sale," the company said.
According to the data of the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan, 14.1 million kilowatt-hours of electricity were produced in the country by wind power generation facilities in January-July 2018, which is 63.9 percent more than the similar indicator for the last year, and 23.4 million kilowatt-hours of electricity were produced by solar energy generation facilities.
According to the data of the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources, the potential of the country regarding wind power is 350 MW; 50 MW fall to the share of the solar energy, and over the next several years, it will be possible to bring up the volume of bioenergy to the level of 20 megawatts.
The State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan has announced that during the reporting period, the power plants in Azerbaijan have produced 13.5 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, which is 2.6 percent more than the indicator for the same period in 2017.
Of the total volume of electricity produced during this period, 12.99 billion kilowatt-hours have fallen to the share of the commodity electricity, which is 3.1 percent more than in January-July 2017.
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