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The Kingdom's Exports of Electricity Ups to 108%

Thursday

08-10-2020

The volume of electrical energy exported by the Kingdom during the eight months of this year increased by 108.3%, according to official figures recently released by the National Electric Power Company. The total volume of this energy until the end of August, according to these figures, is 117.7 gigawatt hours, compared to 56.5 gigawatt hours during the same period last year. The total of what is exported to the Jerusalem Electricity Company in Palestine is 113.5 GW / hour, compared to 52.2 GW / hour during the same period in 2019, with an increase of 117.4%. The volume of energy exported to the Iraqi border post (Trebil) is decreased by 2.3% to 4.2 gigawatt hours until the end of August, compared to 4.3 gigawatt hours during the same period in 2019, according to the same figures. The exported energy in 8 months accounted for 0.9% of the total energy volume sold by the National Electric Power Company during the same period to various sources, which amounted to about 12,451.9 GWh, compared with 0.4% GW / hour, during the same period last year when it has reached 12735.7 GW. Of the total energy sold, besides the exported energy, the volume of electricity sold to the three distribution companies (Jordan, Distribution and Irbid) decreased by 2.5% to 12,133.1 GW, from 12448.9 GW during the same period last year, while the volume of energy sold to the major subscribers decreased ( The large industrial sector, the Radio and Television Corporation and Queen Alia Airport) in 8 months increased by 12.8% to 201.1 GWh, from .230.5 GWh during the same comparison period in 2019.