Bulgaria’s YTD electricity production, consumption rise

Bulgaria’s YTD electricity production, consumption rise Author: Nick Page. License: CC BY 2.0

SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 10 (SeeNews) – Bulgaria’s power output rose by an annual 2.50% to 34,473 GWh in the period January 1 – October 8, according to data of the country's Electricity System Operator (ESO).

Electricity consumption increased by 5.66% on the year to 30,164 GWh during the review period, data published on the ESO website shows.

Power exports fell 15.26% year-on-year to 4,308 GWh in the period under review. Bulgaria halted electricity exports from January 13 to February 9 to meet increased domestic demand amidst harsh winter weather conditions.

Renewable energy in the transmission system increased by 13.60% on the year to 1,023 GWh in the January 1 – October 8 period, while renewable energy in the distribution system increased by 4.13% to 1,499 GWh.

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