Bulgaria: Electricity production reached 3,391 GWh in October

, SEE Energy News

According to Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, production of electricity in October 2019 decreased by 2.9 % compared to September, to 3,391 GWh, while consumption of electricity also rose by 6 % on monthly basis and amounted to 2,650 GWh.

Consumption of natural gas in October 2019 increased by 14.4 % and amounted to 183 million cubic meters. Compared to October 2018, production of electricity decreased by 10.3 %, while its consumption dropped by 0.9 %. Consumption of natural gas decreased by 19 % compared to October 2018. In October, production of unleaded petrol rose by 3.3 % and amounted to 157,000 tons, while its consumption fell by 23.4 % and amounted to 36,000 tons. Production of diesel in October increased by 10.1 % compared to the previous month and amounted to 305,000 tons, while its consumption remained the same and amounted to 212,000 tons.

Consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) increased by 2.6 % and amounted to 39,000 tons, while its production rose remained the same as in the previous month and amounted to 13,000 tons. At the same period, production of solid fuels increased by 13 % to 2,787 thousand tons, while consumption of this energy resource also rose by 14.2 % to 2,885 thousand tons.