Georgia increases electricity imports from Russia in 2019
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 20
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
In 2019, Georgia received electricity from Russia (524.5 million kWh) and from Azerbaijan (1.102 billion kWh), Trend reports with reference to Georgian Electricity System Commercial Operator of Georgia (ESCO).
Reportedly, in 2019, electricity imports from Russia increased by 153 percent compared to 2018, while imports from Azerbaijan decreased by 10 percent.
In 2019, Georgia exported 59 percent less electricity (243.4 million kWh) compared to 2018.
In 2019, 13.153 billion kWh of electricity was consumed in Georgia.
This indicator is slightly less as compared to 2018, when electricity consumption in Georgia amounted to 13.197 billion kWh.
According to ESCO, in 2019, the volume of electricity imported by Georgia increased by 7.8 percent compared to 2018 and amounted to 1.62 billion kWh.
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