Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gross electricity production in the country amounted to 1,269 GWh in May

, SEE Energy News

According to Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), gross electricity production in the country amounted to 1,269 GWh in May 2022, compared to 1,204 GWh in the same month last year.

In total gross electricity production hydropower plants participated with the share of 28.9 %, thermal power plants with 69 % and solar and wind power plants with 2.1 %.

Net production of hydropower plants amounted to 364 GWh in May 2022, which is by 15.5 % lower than in the same month in 2021. Thermal production amounted to 790 GWh, which is 21.1 % more than last May. Electricity production from renewable sources (wind and solar) reached 26 GWh, 33.3 % less than last year.

Electricity imports dropped by 38 % to 210 GWh in May from last year’s 339 GWh, while exports also dropped by 9.1 % to 540 GWh (594 GWh in May 2021).

Production of lignite in BiH amounted to 672,000 tons in May 2022, which is by 43.3 % more compared to the same month last year, while the production of brown coal increased by 9.9 % and amounted to 520,000 tons.

Natural gas imports in May 2022 amounted to 11.39 million cubic meters, 12.7 % more compared to a year before (10.11 million cubic meters).