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Alternative power generation increases in Azerbaijan

Mon 20 March 2017 | 22:45 GMT

Volume of generation in thermal power plants increased by 4.5%.

Volume of power generation in solar power plants of Azerbaijan increased by 70.2% in annual comparison and made 8.0 mln kW/hours in January-February 2017.

Report informs citing official statistics that during this period generation by wind power plants grew by 75% and made 3.5 mln kW/hours.

Volume of generation in thermal power plants increased by 4.5% and made 3 793.2 mln kW/hours, while by 10.5% in hydro-power stations and reached 216.1 mln kW/hours.

Notably, in January-February 2017, total electricity production in the country was equal to 4 196.8 mln kW/hours, which is more by 4.6% compared to the same period last year.  

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