Turkey: Hydropower production in 2014 decreased by 32%

6. July 2015. / SEE Energy News

The drought, recorded in Turkey during 2014th, resulted in the decrease of electricity production from hydropower and caused a decline in hydro energy consumption of 32 percent.

BP report for 2014th “World Energy Statistics” provides an overview of statistical indicators for hydropower plants at global level. The data show that the largest drop in production is recorded in Ukraine. In second place is Turkey, with production lower by 32 percent compared with the previous year, due to the effective impact of the drought.

At the same time, there has been a downward trend in the electricity consumption produced in hydropower plants. In Turkey was spent 13.4 million tons of electricity from hydropower in 2013th, while the consumption totaled 9.1 million tons last year.

The report shows that production in hydropower plants in the world in 2014th increased by an average of 2 percent.

In the electricity production, hydropower was the fourth most abundant source of primary energy consumption, making 6.8 percent of global consumption. , transmits Serbia-energy.eu

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