Macedonia: ELEM HPP Spilje marks increased production

31. January 2014. / SEE Energy News

Macedonia power utility company ELEM, The HPP ” Spilje ” in Debar last year produced 395 million kilowatt hours of electricity as 57 percent of the annual plan .

Last year production was higher for 156 million kilowatt hoursĀ  . T
This, say officials , was due to favorable hydrological conditions of Debar catchment area which includes Radica and Black rivers Drin , especially in the period from February to May , and optimization of the production facilities .

– Annual plan of 252 million kilowatt -hours was implemented in mid- summer. In 44 years of existence, the historical record production of about 500 million kilowatt -hours was achieved four years ago , due to the extremely favorable hydrology , said the ” Spilje ” .

In reservoir ” Lake Debar ” currently has reserves for production of over 40 million kilowatt hours , and average inflow was 21 per cubic meter of water per second .

Source; Serbia Energy See Desk

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