BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 24
By Nargiz Ismayilova – Trend:
Azerbaijan's State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources plans to launch another promising project for providing the population in Azerbaijan's remote settlements with compressed gas, Deputy Chairman of the agency Jamil Malikov told Trend on June 24.
“The natural gas will be compressed at the corresponding compressor stations, which are located on gas lines, in which it is possible to ensure the necessary technological conditions in terms of the volume and pressure of gas and in which this gas may be taken from the main pipelines and pumped into special cylinders,” the deputy chairman added.
“The special cylinders may be distributed among settlements in the future,” Malikov added. “They will supply gas to the settlements through a centralized gas distribution system throughout the settlement. The pipelines and meters are installed. The population receives gas in the same way as in other cities and districts in which there is a system for gas provision."
This year, the Agency has been developing a project in three spheres within the project to establish alternative energy supply in remote settlements, villages and areas.
One of the most important spheres of activity is the establishment of alternative energy supply in remote settlements, villages and areas. For this purpose, the agency chose 12 pilot projects to be implemented in villages of the country's Lankaran, Guba, Sheki-Zagatala and Samukh-Shamkir regions. Within the projects, Azerbaijan's State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources develops the proposals on the possibility of using alternative energy sources.
Presently, Azerbaijan is taking sequential steps to develop alternative energy. In this regard, the negotiations are underway with foreign companies and investors, including the companies from China, the UAE, the US and the EU.
An alternative energy source is a renewable resource, it replaces traditional energy sources operating on oil, natural gas and coal, which, when burned, emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and this contributes to an increase in the greenhouse effect and global warming.
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