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Wind power generation more than triples in Azerbaijan

November 06/ 11:42

Baku, Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan’s power plants generated 17.2 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in January-September 2018, that is 1.3 percent more than in the same period of 2017, says a report of the State Statistics Committee.

The report says that 16.5 billion kilowatt hours of the total electricity generated in January-September 2018 accounted for commercial electricity, which is 1.8 percent more than in January-September 2017.

Thermal power plants generated 15.05 billion kilowatt hours of total commercial electricity in January-September 2018, that is 1.8 percent more than in January-September 2017.

Azerbaijan’s hydro-power plants generated 1.42 billion kilowatt hours of commercial electricity in January-September 2018, that is 0.4 percent less than in January-September 2017, inform Trend.

Wind farms produced 31.9 million kilowatt hours of electricity, which is 3.3 times more compared to the same period in 2017, while solar power plants generated 31.7 million kilowatt hours of electricity in the period, 2.8 percent less compared to the same period in 2017.

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