Armenia’s Electricity Production In 2104 Grew By 0.5% To 7.75 Billio

ARMENIA’S ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION IN 2104 GREW BY 0.5% TO 7.75 BILLION KWH

YEREVAN, January 14. / ARKA /. Electricity production in Armenia in
2014 increased by 0.5% when compared to 2013 to 7.75 billion KWh,
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakaryan told a news
conference today.

He said some 2.464 billion KWh were generated by the nuclear power
plant , 0.95% increase from the previous year; some 3.362 billion
KWh were produced by thermal power plants, a 0.96 percent rise form
2013 and another 2.02 billion KWh of electricity were produced by
hydropower plants, down from 2.2 billion KWh they produced in 2013.

The minister said also that electricity exports amounted to some 1.3
billion KWh, as much as in 2013.

The minister said electricity consumption in the first 11 months of
2014 grew by 1.55% from the year before to almost 5 billion KWh.

He said household consumption grew by 1.58% to 1.74 billion KWh;
public sector organizations’ consumption grew by 2.55% reaching
289.5 million KWh and industrial sector’s consumption grew by 2.45%
to 1.133 billion kWh.-0-

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