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Electricity generation in Azerbaijan down

Oil&Gas Materials 21 November 2018 19:02

Baku, Azerbaijan, November 21

By Sara Israfilbayova - Trend:

Azerbaijan’s power plants generated 19.023 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in January-October 2018, that is 1.4 percent less than in the same period of 2017, says a report of the State Statistics Committee.

The report says that 18.29 billion kilowatt hours of the total electricity generated in January-October 2018 accounted for commercial electricity, which is 1.9 percent more than in January-October 2017.

Thermal power plants generated 16.69 billion kilowatt hours of total commercial electricity in January-October 2018, that is 1.4 percent more than in January-October 2017.

Azerbaijan’s hydro-power plants generated 1.53 billion kilowatt hours of commercial electricity in January-October 2018, that is 0.1 percent less than in January-October 2017.

Wind farms produced 42,500 kilowatt hours of electricity, while solar power plants generated 35,100 kilowatt hours of electricity in the period.

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