Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gross electricity production in the country amounted to 1,149 GWh in June

, SEE Energy News

According to Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), gross electricity production in the country amounted to 1,149 GWh in June 2022, compared to 1,188 GWh in the same month last year .

In total gross electricity production hydropower plants participated with the share of 26.7 %, thermal power plants with 70.6 % and solar and wind power plants with 2.7 %.

Net production of hydropower plants amounted to 306 GWh in June 2022, which is by 5.2 % higher than in the same month in 2021. Thermal production amounted to 726 GWh, which is 6.3 % less than last June. Electricity production from renewable sources (wind and solar) reached 31 GWh, 24 % more than last year.

Electricity imports rose by 35.7 % to 323 GWh in June from last year’s 238 GWh, while exports also rose by 19.5 % to 533 GWh (446 GWh in June 2021).

Production of lignite in BiH amounted to 555,000 tons in June 2022, which is by 30.9 % more compared to the same month last year, while the production of brown coal decreased by 1.2 % and amounted to 561,000 tons.

Natural gas imports in June 2022 amounted to 7.79 million cubic meters, 26.4 % less compared to a year before (10.59 million cubic meters).