Hungary: Increased electricity consumption with lower import

16. May 2016. / SEE Energy News

The highest consumption was recorded in January (3.99 TWh) while the percentage of electricity import had gradually increased and amounted to 27.39 percent in March.

Gross electricity consumption in Hungary increased by 1% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, whereas the part of the import was reduced from 27 to 26 percent, as stated on the website of Distribution System Operator MAVIR.

In the first three months this year, electricity consumption amounted to 11.391 TWh out of which 26% was covered from import while the remaining quantities were produced by domestic power plants.

The highest consumption was recorded in January (3.99 TWh) while the percentage of electricity import had gradually increased and amounted to 27.39 percent in March.

Peak load was recorded on January 21st, 2016 and amounted to 6.505 MW, and the average temperature on that day was -1.5°C.

Gross domestic consumption amounted to 43.749 TWh last year with 31.28% of import. In April last year import share jumped to 41.37% and kept that high level during summer months, transmits Serbia-energy.eu

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