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Croatia's net electricity output falls 5.2% y/y in Sept

Croatia's net electricity output falls 5.2% y/y in Sept energy, power, consumption, power grid, electricity

ZAGREB (Croatia), November 15 (SeeNews) - Croatia's net electricity production decreased to 742 GWh in September 2019 from 783 GWh in the same month of 2018, the country's statistical office said on Friday. 

On a monthly comparison basis, the electricity output also fell, from 852 GWh in August, the statistical office said in a statement.

Croatia's electricity imports increased to 1,073 GWh in September from 1,031 GWh in the corresponding month of last year, as exports also grew to 362 GWh from 340 GWh.

Month-on-month, electricity imports fell by 5% in September, while exports rose by 18%.

Electricity made available to the domestic market amounted to 1,431 GWh in September, lower than 1,667 GWh in August and also lower than 1,455 GWh in September 2018.

Detailed data on Croatia's electricity production follows (all figures in net GWh):

  September '19 August '19 September '18
Hydro power plants 233 311 352
TPP and CHP on fossil fuels 342 387 288
TPP and CHP on renewable fuels 64 66 54
Wind power plants 90 73 82
Solar power plants  7 9 7