Croatia, Net electricity production in March 2022 amounted to 1,189 GWh

, SEE Energy News

According to short-term indicators of energy statistics published by Croatian Bureau of Statistics, net electricity production in Croatia in March 2022 amounted to 1,189 GWh, which is 16.9 % lower compared to March last year, when the production amounted to 1,431 GWh.

During March, 448 GWh of electricity or 37.7 % was produced in hydropower plants, 377 GWh or 31.7 % was produced in thermal power plants, while wind farms produced 263 GWh or 22.1 % of total produced electricity. During this period, Croatia imported 1,057 GWh of electricity, 17.4 % more compared to last March (900 GWh), while electricity exports stood at 614 GWh, 11.3 % less compared to March 2021 (692 GWh).

Regarding hydrocarbon production, Croatia produced 66 million cubic meters of natural gas in March 2022, 5.7 % less compared to March last year. Natural gas imports stood at 211 million cubic meters, 17.9 % less than in March 2021. Crude oil production stood at 47,000 tons, 2.1 % less compared to March last year. Production of petroleum products stood at just 10,000 tons in March 2022, compared to 223,000 tons in the same month last year, due to the overhaul of Rijeka refinery.