Muscat: Gross electricity production in the Sultanate rose 4.5 per cent to 34,222.6GW, as against 32,756.7GW produced in 2015, according to latest data.
Net production went up 4.4 per cent to 33,635GW during the same period, according to the latest bulletin from the National Centre for Statistics & Information (NCSI).
Oman produced 377.92 million cubic metres of water year, logging an annual rise of 12.2 per cent.
The Governorate of Muscat saw a production grow by 9 per cent to 170.74 million cubic metres, while water production in the Governorate of Dhofar surged 28.5 per cent to 48.33 million cubic metres. Total production across other governorates went up 11.4 per cent to 158.84 million cubic metres.
Gross electricity production in the Governorate of Muscat declined 31 per cent to 3,878.8GW, while Dhofar logged a 1.7 per cent rise at 3,372.2GW.
Power production in the Governorate of Musandam went up 2.2 per cent to 365.4GW, even as the Governorate of A’Dakhiliyah logged a decline of 11.8 per cent at 1,149.9GW.
The Governorates of Al Batinah and A’Dahirah together produced 18,202.4GW of electricity, marking a rise of 8.0 per cent over 2015 figures. The Governorate of A’Sharqiyah increased its production by 38 per cent to 6,885.4GW, in contrast with a 23 per cent production rise recorded in the Governorate of Al Wusta at 368.4GW.