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Bosnia's net electricity production at 14,472 GWh in 2017

Author Maja Garaca
Bosnia's net electricity production at 14,472 GWh in 2017 Author: EPBiH. Licene: All rights reserved.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), March 20 (SeeNews) – Net electricity production in Bosnia and Herzegovina totalled 14,472 GWh in 2017, the country's statistical office said on Tuesday without providing comparative data.

Of the total, 3,557 GWh was generated by hydro power plants and 10,915 GWh by thermal power plants, the Agency for Statistics said in a statement.

Bosnia imported 3,345 GWh of electricity in 2017, while exporting 5,188 GWh.

In December alone, net electricity production totalled 1,503 GWh, down 2.6% on the year but up 18.8% on the month. A total of 576 GWh of electricity was produced by hydro power plants in December, up 25.7% on the year and 140.4% higher month-on-month.

Thermal power plants generated 927 GWh of electricity, down 14.5% on the year and 9.7% lower on the month.

A total of 12,629 GWh of electricity was available for consumption in the January-December period.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is made up of two autonomous entities - the Serb Republic and the Federation.

It has three power utilities - Elektroprivreda BiH and Elektroprivreda HZHB, which operate in the Federation, and Elektroprivreda RS which operates in the Serb Republic.