Alternative Energy Production to Reach 12% in Azerbaijan

November 1, 2013

Share of alternative and renewable energy in average annual energy production is about 10-12%, the Azerbaijani news agency APA reported on October 31. It means 2.5 bln kVt/hour energy production. This index is planed to be reached 12% by the year-end, Deputy Director of the State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Resources under the Ministry of Energy Jamil Malikov told APA-Economics.

According to him, 95% of alternative and renewable energy in the country is produced from water power stations. Malikov noted that energy production through alternative energy sources increased. Compared to last year, the energy is produced through wind, solar and hydro energy.

Copyright: APA, 2013