Bulgaria, Production of electricity in the period between 1 January and 3 April 2022 has increased by 21.31 %

, SEE Energy News

According to the data published by Bulgarian electricity transmission system operator ESO, production of electricity in Bulgaria in the period between 1 January and 3 April 2022 has increased by 21.31 % compared to 2021 and reached 15.23 TWh.

In addition, Bulgaria’s electricity consumption rose in the same period, by 3.2 % reaching a total of 11.65 TWh. Surplus electricity amounted to 3.58 TWh GWh so far in 2022, 183 % more than in the same period in 2021. Baseload power plants (coal, nuclear) produced a total of 13.07 TWh of electricity in 2022, which is 30.38 % more than in 2021.

The share of electricity produced from renewable energy sources (RES) in the transmission network rose by 22.1 % to 438.6 GWh, while RES share in the country’s distribution network increased by 20.2 % to 593.4 GWh.