AMMAN -- Preliminary data from the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) on Monday showed an increase in purchased electric power in 2022, with a recorded figure of 20,763.2 gigawatt-hours compared with 19,618.8 gigawatt-hours in 2021.
NEPCO figures indicate a rise in the quantity of electricity sold, going up from 19,281 gigawatt-hours in 2021 to 20,446.2 gigawatt-hours in 2022, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
The import of electric power experienced a decline from 395 gigawatt-hours in 2021 to 262.5 gigawatt-hours in 2022. In contrast, the export of electric power witnessed an increase from 173 gigawatt-hours in 2021 to 191.5 gigawatt-hours in 2022, the data showed.
According to the company's data, losses in the electrical transmission network demonstrated a decrease from 1.72 per cent in 2021 to 1.53 per cent in 2022.
Lengths of transmission lines measuring 132kV and above increased from 5,874 circuit kilometres in 2021 to 5,879 circuit kilometres in 2022. The capacity of the primary transformation stations reached 14,969 megavolt-ampere (MVA).
Based on the available data, the maximum load on the power grid in 2022 stood at 4,010 megawatts, whereas the maximum load recorded in 2021 was 3,770 megawatts.