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Nuclear Power

There are no nuclear reactors or uranium mines on the territory of Azerbaijan.

Hydro Power

Azerbaijan has about 1000 MW of operating hydropower capacity and an additional 62 MW of planned hydropower capacity. The largest hydroelectric power plant is Mingachevir; it has an installed capacity of 402 MW and is situated on the Kura River.

Wind Power

Azerbaijan is one of those countries where windmills could be a perfect fit due to its geographical location. In particular, the Absheron peninsula, the coastline of the Caspian Sea and islands in the northwestern part of Caspian Sea, the Ganja-Dashkesan zone in the west of Azerbaijan, and the Sharur-Julfa area of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic are favorable areas.

Solar Power

According to the IRENA, Azerbaijan has an estimated solar energy potential of 23,040 MW, which is expected to be the highest in comparison to other renewable power segments. As of 2019, the country had 36.30 MW of solar PV installed capacity, with a total target of 50 MW by the end of 2020.

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