Oman’s electricity and water production showed a robust growth in the first four months of this year, compared to the same period of 2014.
Total production of electricity increased to more than 8,500 GW per hour, a 17 per cent growth at the end of April as against production recorded for the same period last year.
Similarly, water sector, which recorded a significant increase at the end of April to reach more than 107 million cubic metres with an increase of 10.6 per cent compared to the production recorded during the same period in 2014.
The latest statistics issued by the National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI) indicates that the total production of electricity till the end of April 2015 reached 8,474.1 GW per hour compared to the production recorded during the same period of 2014, which reached 7,239.9 GW per hour, showing an increase rate of 17 per cent.
The net electricity production till the end of April 2015 grew 17.8 per cent reached 8,097.2 GW per hour, compared to the same period of 2014, which was 6872.3 GW per hour. This production includes the procurements of Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) and the procurements of the Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAEC).
The Sultanate's water production till April 2015 reached 106,617,900 cubic metres with an increase of 10.6 per cent compared to the water production recorded during the same period of 2014, which was 96,421,700 cubic metres.