Georgia decreases electricity imports from Azerbaijan

Oil&Gas Materials 29 November 2019 09:20 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 29

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Georgia imported electricity worth $41.057 million from Azerbaijan from January through October 2019, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistical Office (Geostat).

The volume of electricity imported by Georgia from Azerbaijan in annual comparison decreased by $20,400.

From January through October 2018, Georgia imported electricity in the amount of $41.077 million from Azerbaijan.

In October 2019, Georgia imported 196.6 million kWh of electricity. Electricity imports to the country decreased by 15 percent, compared to October last year. One of the reasons for this was the warm weather in Georgia, the report said.

In October this year, Georgia consumed 961.6 million kWh of electricity, which is 1.7 percent less than the same period last year (977.9 million kWh).

In total, electricity consumption in Georgia from January through October stood at 10.86 billion kWh.

For the same period in 2018, this figure amounted to 10.94 billion kWh.


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