Turkiye’s licensed electricity production decreased by 3.5% in September compared to the same month of the previous year and became 25 million 823 thousand 15 megawatt-hours.
According to the “Electricity Market Sector Report” of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority for September, 28.7% of licensed electricity generation was provided by natural gas power plants, 23.3% was obtained from imported coal power plants, 15.3% from hydroelectric power plants, 14% from lignite power plants and 9.6% from wind power plants.
These sources were followed by geothermal, biomass, solar, hard coal, asphaltite, and fuel-oil, respectively.
Thus, licensed electricity production decreased by 3.5% in September compared to the same month of the previous year, to 25 million 823 thousand 15 megawatts.
The amount of electricity consumption billed decreased by 0.7% in the same period and was recorded as 22 million 263 thousand 931 megawatt hours.
40.3% of the consumption was realized by industry, 25.8% by the public and private services sector and other subscribers, and 24.5% by residential subscribers. The share of agricultural activities was calculated as 7.4% and the share of lighting was calculated as 2%.
The number of subscribers and installed capacity increased
The number of electricity subscribers increased by 2.4% in September compared to the same month of the previous year and reached 48 million 136 thousand 880.
In this period, the number of residential consumers increased by 3.8%, the number of agricultural activities consumers increased by 3.3%, the number of lighting consumers decreased by 16.7%, the number of public and private services and other consumers decreased by 3.9% and the number of industrial consumers decreased by 3%.
Turkiye’s licensed electricity installed capacity, on the other hand, increased by 2.8% in this period to approximately 94 thousand 22 megawatts.
26.8% of the installed power consists of natural gas cycle power plants, 24.7% from hydroelectric power plants with dams, 11.8% from wind power plants, and the remaining part from facilities that generate electricity from other energy sources.
Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz