The production in the sector of electric power, gas and steam production, distribution and supply amounted to AZN 1,981,500,000 in 2019, up 3.5% from 2018, Report informs citing the State Statistical Committee.

Production in water supply, waste treatment, and processing sector has risen by 6% settling at AZN 328.4 million.

In the reporting period, Azerbaijan produced 24,246,900,000 kWh of electric power, up 4.3% in comparison to a year earlier.

Of this, 1,535,500,000 kWh was produced at hydropower plants, down 11.6% by contrast to a year ago.

Heating power stations produced 21,718,000,000 kWh of energy, 5.8% more than in 2018.

Wind power production rose 84.7% to 106.2 million kWh, solar power production by 10.4% to 42.3 million kWh.