Georgia's electricity imports decline
BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 2
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Electricity imports to Georgia amounted to 200 million kWh in November 2019, which is 10 percent lower compared to the same period last year, Trend reports citing Georgian Electricity System Commercial Operator of Georgia (ESCO).
According to preliminary data, Georgia imported about 60 percent of electricity from Russia, and 40 percent from Azerbaijan.
The decline in imports is associated with relatively low consumption due to weather conditions.
From January through November, electricity imports to Georgia amounted to about 1.41 billion kWh, which is 10 percent more than last year.
In October 2019, Georgia imported 196.68 million kWh of electricity. Of these, 99 percent (194.02 million kWh) came from Russia.
Since 2006, the Electricity System Commercial Operator of Georgia has been providing stability to the Georgian electric power sector and uninterrupted electricity supply to the country thus, contributing to active development of the Georgian energy system.
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