The electricity production reached 10.5 billion kWh in Turkmenistan over 8 months of this year, which is 5 percent above the plan. This was reported by TDH news agency in connection with the Day of Workers of Energy Industry celebrated the other day in Turkmenistan.
It is noted that during this period 1.2 billion kWh of electricity were exported to Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey, and 1.4 billion kWh of electricity were allocated for the needs of the population of the country for free.
It should be recalled that other than electricity Turkmen citizens receive gas, water and salt free of charge. In addition, the country maintains symbolic fees for utilities and public transport. Turkmenistan's car owners receive free gasoline in accordance with the approved monthly quota.