Production of Electricity, Water by November 2022 Increases
Muscat, 30 Jan (ONA) --- The Sultanate of Oman’s total production of electricity increased by 1.6 percent till the end of November 2022 to reach 39,081.9 GW per hour compared to 38,483.5 GW during the corresponding period in 2021, according to the latest data issued by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).
The Governorate of Dhofar recorded a rise in electricity production by 9 percent, to reach 3,934.7 GW per hour till the end of November 2022. The governorates of North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah and Al Dhahirah recorded an increase in total electricity production by 5.2 percent to reach 25,456.2 GW per hour.
Oman’s net production of electricity till the end of November 2022 went up by 2 percent to reach 37,833.2 GW per hour. The net figures are inclusive of purchases by Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) and the Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAEC).
The highest volume of net electricity production was registered by the Governorate of Dhofar, which recorded a rise by 9.5 percent to reach 3,753.1 GW per hour. The governorates of North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah and Al Dhahirah recorded a rise by 5.9 percent of net electricity production to reach 24,602.6 GW per hour.
Meanwhile, water production in the Sultanate of Oman increased by 5.1 percent to reach 469,658.4 million cubic metres by the end of November 2022 compared to 446,893 million cubic metres during the corresponding period in 2021.
The governorates of Dhofar and Muscat recorded a rise by 9.2 percent and 7.1 percent in water production, respectively, compared to the corresponding period in 2021.