Bulgaria, Production of electricity in September 2021 increased by 3.9 %

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According to Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, production of electricity in September 2021 increased by 3.9 %, compared to August, to 4,010 GWh, while consumption of electricity dropped by 12.7 % on monthly basis and amounted to 2,400 GWh. Consumption of natural gas in September 2021 increased by 5.1 % and amounted to 206 million cubic meters, while its production remained the same and amounted to 2 million cubic meters.

Compared to September 2020, production of electricity increased by 30.1 %, while its consumption dropped by 2.5 %. Consumption of natural gas increased by 20.5 % compared to September 2020, while its production dropped by 60 %.

In September, production of unleaded petrol decreased by 13.7 % and amounted to 107,000 tons, while its consumption decreased by 9.8 % and amounted to 46,000 tons. Production of diesel in September decreased by 12.8 % compared to the previous month and amounted to 211,000 tons, while its consumption decreased by 8.4 % and amounted to 219,000 tons.

Consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) decreased by 14.6 % amounted to 35,000 tons, while its production also decreased by 18.2 % and amounted to 9,000 tons. In the same period, production of solid fuels increased by 10.6 % to 2,845 thousand tons, while consumption of this energy resource also rose by 8.7 % to 2,921 thousand tons.