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Uzbekistan|life|February 29, 2024 / 11:42 AM
Uzbekistan introduces record restrictions on electricity on Tuesday

AKIPRESS.COM - Restrictions on the supply of electricity were increased in Uzbekistan on February 27, press secretary of the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan Hasan Toshkhuzhaev said.

The country produced 240.9 million kWh of electricity on Tuesday, which is 3.7 million kWh less than on Monday. It was the minimum figure since the announcement of daily reports (244.6 million on February 26, 241.9 million on February 25, 244.2 million on February 22, 246.8 million on February 21, 246.6 million on February 20, and 243.9 million on February 19).

Thermal power plants used 43.7 million cubic meters of natural gas, 26,700 tons of coal (a record volume for a week) and 10,800 tons of fuel oil.

22 million kWh of electricity was imported from Turkmenistan, which is slightly less than the previous day.

During peak hours, restrictions were imposed on the supply of electricity up to 700 MW, which is a record figure since the announcement of daily reports (prior to that, the maximum restrictions were 600 MW).

Gas consumption fell to 154.7 million cubic meters (156.5 and 157.2 million in previous days).

561 gas stations (out of 1,517) supplied 3.77 million cubic meters of gas (4.05 million through 626 CNG fueling stations on Monday) for the population and social facilities.

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