AZERBAIJAN

Azerbaijan to become important green energy, hydrogen supplier to Europe – minister

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LAMAN ZEYNALOVA

Azerbaijan will become an important green energy and hydrogen supplier to Europe in the near future, said Azerbaijan’s energy minister Parviz Shahbazov, Trend reports.

He was addressing the ministerial meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council held in Baku Feb.3.

Parviz Shahbazov said that the Green Energy Advisory Council, along with the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council, proves that along with natural gas, green energy is a priority for Azerbaijan.

Ability to work online to further increase number of women in innovation sector – minister

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SADRADDIN AGHJAYEV

The ability to work online will further increase the number of women in the innovation sector, Minister of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan Rashad Nabiyev said during an event dedicated to the STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Math] festival, Trend reports.

“Women specialists will play a big role in the further development of not only the economy, but also various other sectors of activity," he noted.

Azercosmos to provide countries of Central and East Africa with satellite internet

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KAMRAN GASIMOV

An agreement on long-term cooperation has been signed between Azercosmos OJSC and the Kenyan CommCarrier company, Trend reports via the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan.

The CommCarrier will serve its partners in the Central and East Africa region in the Ku band [primarily used for satellite communications] of the Azerspace-2 satellite.

Azerbaijan, Andorra to sign memorandum within development framework of winter tourism

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KAMRAN GASIMOV

Azerbaijan and Andorra discussed arrangements for signing the memorandum of understanding between institutions for the development of winter tourism, Trend reports citing the State Tourism Agency of Azerbaijan.

This issue was addressed during the working visit of the agency's Chairman Fuad Naghiyev to Spain and Andorra.

Trans-Caspian pipeline: Azerbaijan signals readiness, Turkmenistan, Europe need to act fast – ex-US ambassador

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MARYANA AKHMEDOVA

Amid global economic instability, Azerbaijan’s mitigating role in energy crisis is rapidly increasing. With Azerbaijan and the EU agreeing on doubling the supplies of Azerbaijani gas by 2027, the country’s gas exports to Europe are expected to be 20 bcm, while this year at least 11.6 bcm is planned to be supplied. Moreover, Azerbaijan’s total gas exports this year are expected at 24 bcm.

IGB reveals volume of gas transportation in 2022

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LAMAN ZEYNALOVA

Around 4.875 million megawatt hours were transported through the Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline (IGB) for the period October 1 - December 31, 2022, the ICGB, the pipeline operator, told Trend.

“In December, just months after the pipeline entered commercial operation, IGB’s capacity reached over 94 percent booking rate. By the end of 2022, there are 11 registered users of the interconnector,” said the company.