Azerbaijan gets 35% decline in solar power production

# 10:38
18 January 2018

In 2017 the production and services in the sector of production, distribution and supply of electricity, gas and steam made up AZN 1,832.7 million, down 2.6% by contrast to a year earlier.


Production in the water supply, waste treatment and processing sector dropped 1.2% to AZN 294.7 million.


In 2017 Azerbaijan produced 22,551,600,000 kWh of energy, down 2.3% in comparison to 2016.


Of this, 1,717.8 kWh makes up water power, which is 10.1% less than previous year, 19,826.7 kWh is heating power production, down 1.2% by contrast to 2016.


Wind power stations produced 11.6 kWh of energy, down 34.8% from previous year. Solar power production decreased 35.1% to 40 kWh.