Bulgaria, Production of electricity in October 2022 decreased by 13.7 %, compared to September

, SEE Energy News

According to Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, production of electricity in October 2022 decreased by 13.7 %, compared to September, to 3,200 GWh, while consumption of electricity increased by 6.5 % on monthly basis and amounted to 2,488 GWh. Consumption of natural gas in October 2022 increased by 2.2 % and amounted to 142 million cubic meters, while its production remained the same and amounted to 1 million cubic meters.

Compared to October 2021, production of electricity decreased by 18.6 %, while its consumption dropped by 9.6 %. Consumption of natural gas decreased by 40.6 % compared to October 2021, while its production dropped by 50 %.

In October, production of unleaded petrol rose by 85 % and amounted to 185,000 tons, while its consumption decreased by 19.2 % and amounted to 42,000 tons. Production of diesel in October increased by 18.7 % and amounted to 330,000 tons, while its consumption increased by 9 % and amounted to 218,000 tons.

Consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) rose by 9.5 % and amounted to 46,000 tons, while its production remained the same and amounted to 8,000 tons. In the same period, production of solid fuels decreased by 1.5 % to 2,840 thousand tons, while consumption of this energy resource also dropped by 2.3 % to 2,797 thousand tons.