Bulgaria, Production of electricity in October 2021 decreased by 2 %

, SEE Energy News

According to Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, production of electricity in October 2021 decreased by 2 %, compared to September, to 3,930 GWh, while consumption of electricity rose by 14.9 % on monthly basis and amounted to 2,753 GWh. Consumption of natural gas in October 2021 increased by 16 % and amounted to 239 million cubic meters, while its production remained the same and amounted to 2 million cubic meters.

Compared to October 2020, production of electricity increased by 31 %, while its consumption also rose by 4.6 %. Consumption of natural gas decreased by 3.2 % compared to October 2020, while its production dropped by 60 %.

In October, production of unleaded petrol decreased by 96.3 % and amounted to 4,000 tons, while its consumption decreased by 8.7 % and amounted to 42,000 tons. Production of diesel in October decreased by 79.1 % compared to the previous month and amounted to 44,000 tons, while its consumption decreased by 11 % and amounted to 195,000 tons.

Consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) increased by 5.7 % amounted to 37,000 tons, while its production dropped to zero. In the same period, production of solid fuels increased by 21.7 % to 3,463 thousand tons, while consumption of this energy resource also rose by 21 % to 3,533 thousand tons.