Croatia: 1,435 GWh of electricity produced in January

, SEE Energy News

According to short-term indicators of energy statistics published by Croatian Bureau of Statistics, net electricity production in Croatia in January 2018 amounted to 1,435 GWh, which is 18 % more than in the same month last year, when the production amounted to 1,216 GWh.

During January, 843 GWh of electricity or 58.7 % was produced in hydropower plants, 420 GWh or 29.3 % was produced in thermal power plants, while wind farms produced 124 GWh or 8.6 % of total produced electricity. During this period, Croatia imported 842 GWh of electricity, approximately the same as in January 2017, while electricity exports stood at 682 GWh, more than twice the amount exported last January (277 GWh).

Regarding hydrocarbons production, Croatia produced 121 million cubic meters of natural gas in January 2018, which is 11.7 % less than in the same month last year. Natural gas imports stood at 160 million cubic meters, 27 % less compared to January 2017. Crude oil production stood at 57,000 tons, which is 5.6 % more compared to January last year, while crude oil imports stood at 172,000 tons. Production of petroleum products stood at 303,000 tons in January 2018, which is 49 % more compared to January 2017.