Azerbaijan gets 2% decline in electricity production this year

# 09:16
19 March 2018

In January-February 2018 the production and services in the sector of production, distribution and supply of electricity, gas and steam made up AZN 334.4 million, down 0.4% by contrast to a year earlier.


Production in the water supply, waste treatment and processing sector dropped 0.9% to AZN 43 million.


In January 2018 Azerbaijan produced 4,120,500,000 kWh of energy, down 1.7% in comparison to 2017.


Of this, 184.3 kWh makes up water power, which is 14.3% less than previous year, 3,780.9 kWh is heating power production, down 0.5% by contrast to 2017.


Wind power stations produced 2.4 kWh of energy, down 31.4% from previous year. Solar power production decreased 2.1% to 4.4 kWh.