Electricity production from renewable energy sources up by 205.3 million kWh

By Ayya Lmahamad

Electricity generation from renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan increased by 205.3 million kWh in the first half of 2022, Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov said, Azernews reports.

“In January-June, electricity generation from #RenewableEnergySources including HPPs was 1162.7 million kWh with an increase of 205.3 million kWh,” Shahbazov said. wrote on his official Twitter page.

The minister also noted that the electricity production in the country increased by 2.3% and amounted to 13.5 billion kWh in January-June this year.

“Electricity #generation in the republic increased by 2.3% compared to the same period last year, amounting to 13,520.5 million kWh in January-June 2022, #exports to 664 .1 million kWh, #imports at 71.1 million kWh,” he added. wrote.

Renewable energy currently accounts for 17% of the country’s total energy production. The goal is to increase these percentages to 30% by 2030.

The potential of renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan is 27,000 MW, including 3,000 MW of wind energy, 23,000 MW of solar energy, 380 MW of biomass energy and 520 MW of river energy. Mountain.

Ayya ​​Lmahamad is the journalist of AzerNews, follow her on Twitter: @AyyaLmahamad

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