Bulgaria: Electricity production in February

, SEE Energy News

In February 2021 decreased by 9.6 %, compared to January, to 3,759 GWh, while consumption of electricity dropped by 11.4 % on monthly basis and amounted to 3,124 GWh, according to Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, production of electricity. Consumption of natural gas in February 2021 decreased by 8.9 % and amounted to 347 million cubic meters, while its production dropped by 25 % and amounted to 3 million cubic meters. Compared to February 2020, production of electricity decreased by 0.6 %, while its consumption fell by 2.2 %. Consumption of natural gas increased by 9.8 % compared to February 2020, while its production dropped by 40 %. In February, production of unleaded petrol increased by 8.3 % and amounted to 91,000 tons, while its consumption increased by 5.7 % and amounted to 37,000 tons. Production of diesel in February increased by 2.4 % compared to the previous month and amounted to 173,000 tons, while its consumption rose by 13.3 % and amounted to 162,000 tons. Consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) increased by 10.3 % and amounted to 32,000 tons, while its production decreased by 16.7 % and amounted to 5,000 tons. In the same period, production of solid fuels increased by 7.4 % to 1,947 thousand tons, while consumption of this energy resource also rose by 5.1 % to 2,012 thousand tons.