NEPCO sees electric power surge in 2022

National Electric Power Company. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Preliminary findings from the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) reveal a notable upswing in purchased electric power, reaching 20,763.2 gigawatt-hours in 2022, compared to 19,618.8 gigawatt-hours in 2021. اضافة اعلان

Further analysis indicates a rise in electricity sales, escalating from 19,281 gigawatt-hours in 2021 to 20,446.2 gigawatt-hours in 2022.

While importation of electric power declined from 395 gigawatt-hours in 2021 to 262.5 gigawatt-hours in 2022, exports witnessed an increase from 173 gigawatt-hours in 2021 to 191.5 gigawatt-hours in 2022.

NEPCO's data also shows a decrease in losses in the electrical transmission network, from 1.72 percent in 2021 to 1.53 percent in 2022.

In terms of transmission lines measuring 132 kV and above, there was an incremental growth from 5,874 circuit kilometers in 2021 to 5,879 circuit kilometers in 2022. The capacity of primary transformation stations reached 14,969 MVA. Additionally, the maximum load on the electrical system peaked at 4,010 megawatts in 2022, compared to 3,770 megawatts in 2021, based on available data.

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