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Share of natural gas in electricity production up in Turkey in August 2019

Türkiye Materials 5 November 2019 13:10

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 5

By Anastasia Savchenko - Trend:

In August 2019, the share of natural gas in electricity production in Turkey increased by 0.66 percent, and 26,074.01 megawatts of electricity were produced with usage of natural gas, Trend reports referring to Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK).

The share of electricity produced with usage of natural gas was 30.85 percent, according to the EPDK report.

In August 2019, capacity of 84,512.69 megawatts was ensured in Turkey as a whole, which is 2.29 percent more compared to August 2018.

Electricity production in Turkey in August 2019:

Types of resources

August 2018

August 2019

Changes (%)

Power (MW)

Share (%)

Power (MW)

Share (%)

Natural gas

25,905.02

31.35

26,074.93

30.85

0.66

Hydroelectric power stations

20,569.10

24.90

20,642.40

24.43

0.36

Brown coal

9,587.03

11.60

10,101.03

11.95

5.36

Imported coal

8,938.85

10.82

8,938.85

10.58

0.00

Rivers

7,542.12

9.13

7,786.04

9.21

3.23

Windfarms

6,685.07

8.09

7,200.15

8.52

7.70

Geothermal resources

1,163.64

1.41

1,335.52

1.58

14.77

Coal

810.77

0.98

810.77

0.96

0.00

Biofuel

488.10

0.59

631.51

0.75

29.38

Fuel oil

487.17

0.59

487.17

0.58

0.00

Asphaltites

405.00

0.49

405.00

0.48

0.00

Solar Power Plants

31.90

0.04

91.61

0.11

187.17

Naphta

4.74

0.01

4.74

0.01

0.00

LNG

1.95

0.00

1.95

0.00

0.00

Diesel

1.04

0.00

1.04

0.00

0.00

Total

82,621.49

100.00

84,512.69

100.00

2.29

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