Greece, Electricity consumption dropped for an eighth successive month in February 2023, SEE Energy News
According to data published by Greek electricity transmission system operator ADMIE, electricity consumption dropped for an eighth successive month in February 2023, by 2.25 % compared to the same month last year.
However, the drop in February was far milder compared to the previous months, especially the 13.78 % decline recorded in January. Electricity consumption in Greece amounted to 4,069 GWh in February 2023, down from 4,163 GWh last February.
Renewable energy dominated February’s energy mix, with a 41.2 % share, followed by gas-fired electricity generation with 22.5 % and lignite-fired power plants at 15 %.
Regarding the situation in the retail electricity market, market leader Public Power Corporation (PPC) gained 2.5 % in February, compared to January, thus reaching 62.58 % market share.
Among independent suppliers, Protergia, a member of the Mytilineos group, follows with a 7.44 % market share, down from 10.53 % a month earlier. Haron is third placed with 7.03 % (6.83 % in January), followed by Elpedison with 5.91 % market share (6.02 % in January).