Croatia: 1,133 MWh of electricity produced in February

, SEE Energy News

According to short-term indicators of energy statistics published by Croatian Bureau of Statistics, net electricity production in Croatia in February 2017 amounted to 1,133 GWh, which is 8 % less than in the same month last year, when the production amounted to 1,232 GWh.

During February, 491 GWh of electricity or 43.34 % was produced in hydropower plants, 509 GWh or 44.92 % was produced in thermal power plants, while wind farms produced 94 GWh or 8.3 % of total produced electricity. In this period, Croatia imported 632 GWh of electricity, which is 4.3 % more than in February 2016, while electricity exports stood at 307 GWh, which is 22 % less than in February 2016.

Regarding hydrocarbons production, Croatia produced 125 million cubic meters of natural gas in February 2017, which is 10.7 % less than in the same month last year. Natural gas imports stood at 175 million cubic meters or 53.5 % more compared to February 2016. Crude oil production stood at 51,000 tons (7.3 % decrease), while crude oil imports stood at 87,000 tons. Production of petroleum products stood at 93,000 tons in February 2017, which is four times more compared to February 2016.