Licensed installed power rose to 85,000 megawatts
Licensed electricity generation rose to 24,323,224 megawatts in February with an increase of 5.9% compared to the same month last year.
According to the “Electricity Market Sector Report” for February of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority, 29,4 percent of the electricity generation was performed by dammed hydroelectric, 22,3 percent by imported coal, 20 percent by natural gas, and 12,3 percent by lignite power plants.
These sources were followed by wind, geothermal, biomass, asphaltite, hard coal, fuel oil and sun respectively.
Thus, licensed electricity generation rose to 24,323,224 megawatts in February with an increase of 5.9% compared to the same month last year.
Number subscribers increased
Number of subscribers in electricity reached up to 45,157,428 in February with an increase of 2.9% compared to the same month last year.
Within this period, while the number of commercial consumers decreased by 0,9%, and that of lighting consumers by 4,2%, the number of industrial consumers increased by 19,9%, number of residence by 3,7% and that of agricultural irrigation consumers by 3,2 %.
Amount of consumption billed increased by 7,6 %
Amount of electricity consumption billed rose to 18,997,714 megawatt/hour in February with an increase of 7,6% compared to the same month last year.
It was seen that of the electricity consumption billed in the said month 42,5 % was by industrial, 27,6% by commercial, and 27,4 % by residential subscribers. Of the remaining consumption, 2,4% was for lighting purposes, and 0,1% for agricultural irrigation.
In this period, the licensed electricity installed power of Turkey increased by 1,9% to became 85, 036 megawatt.
Of the installed power, 30,5% comprised of natural gas cycle power plant, 24,3 of dammed hydroelectric, and 11,9 % of lignite. The remainder of the installed capacity was shared between the facilities generating electricity using other sources.