BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 3. "Sugovushan-1" and "Sugovushan-2" small derivational hydroelectric power plants (HPPs) located on the Tartar river have totally generated 21.8 million kWh of electricity from the beginning of the resumption of work until October 1, 2023, Trend reports.
According to Azerbaijan's Energy Ministry, the opening of these facilities took place on October 3, 2021.
Both of the HPPs consist of three hydraulic units.
Hydraulic units of "Sugovushan-1" have a total capacity of 4.8 MW (1.6 MW each), and those of “Sugovushan-2” have a total capacity of three MW (one MW each).
Azerbaijan increased electricity production by 154.2 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) from January through August 2023.
Electricity production in Azerbaijan in the reporting period amounted to 19.2 billion kWh.
Meanwhile, electricity exports by Azerbaijan totaled 1.53 billion kWh, while imports were 169.3 million kWh.
The country produced more than 28.9 billion kWh of electricity in 2022, showing a four percent increase year-on-year. More than three billion kWh were exported, while imports stood at 137.1 million kWh.