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Total Electricity Production in Oman Registers 13.8% Growth

Date : Sep 01, 2015

Total production of electricity and water in Oman recorded a significant increase at the end of June 2015. The total electricity production increased to more than 15,290 GW, achieving growth of 13.8 percent, compared to the production recorded in 2014.

 

The same applies to the water sector in which the production grew to exceed 106.6 million cubic metres with an increase of 10.6 per cent.

 

The Governorates of North and South Al Sharqiyah recorded the biggest rate in the production level increase compared to the levels recorded in 2014. The increase level in these two governorates reached 167.3 per cent. The total production till June reached 2,433.7 GW per hour, compared to the production recorded during the same period of 2014, which reached 910.3 GW per hour.

 

The total electricity production in the Governorates of North and South Al Batinah, in addition to the Governorate of Al Dhahirah, reached 7,687.1 GW per hour. It is the highest percentage recorded at the governorates' level, logging an increase of 3.2 per cent compared to the figures recorded during the same period of 2014 during which the three mentioned governorates produced 7,448.9 GW per hour.

 

The total electricity production in the Governorate of Dhofar reached 1567.8 GW per hour with an increase of 8.4 per cent compared to the production recorded during the same period of 2014.

 

The total electricity production in Governorate of Muscat reached 2,720.9 GW per hour, falling at a rate of 6.5 per cent compared to the production recorded during the same period of 2014, when it had reached 2,910.6 GW per hour.

 

The net electricity production of the Sultanate till the end of last June 2015 reached 14,812.7 GW per hour; compared to the figures recorded during the same period of 2014; which reached 12,909.4 GW per hour with an increase rate of 14.7 per cent.

 

This production includes the procurement of Oman Power and Water Procurement Company and the procurement of the Rural Areas Electricity Company.

 

The statistics indicated that the biggest net production of electricity was recorded in the Governorates of North and South Al Batinah; in addition to the Governorates Al Dhahirah. The net production recorded in these governorates at the end of last June reached 7,379.6 GW per hour, compared to the net production recorded during the same period of 2014, which reached 7,139.1 GW per hour with an increased rate of 3.4 per cent.

 

On the other hand, the Sultanate's production of water till the end of last April 2015 reached 106,617,900 cubic metres, an increase of 10.6 per cent compared to the water production recorded during the same period of 2014, which reached 96, 421,700 cubic metres.

 

The water production in the Muscat Governorate decreased by 5.6 per cent to reach 27,291,700 cubic metres compared to the production recorded during the same period of 2014, when it had reached 28,919,200 cubic metres.