Macedonia, Total electricity consumption in North Macedonia in August amounted to 586,691 MWh

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Total electricity consumption in North Macedonia in August 2021 amounted to 586,691 MWh, natural gas consumption amounted to 36.92 million cubic meters, coal consumption reached 413,040 tons, while the consumption of petroleum products stood at 112,231 tons.

According to the data from State Statistical Office, 88.7 % of electricity consumed in August was covered by domestic production, while 97.12 % of the total coal consumption was used for electricity production.

Total net production of electricity in Macedonia in August 2021 stood at 492,064 MWh, which is by 2.8 % higher compared to the same month last year. 192,108 MWh or 39 % was produced at thermal power plants (+ 58.1 % compared to August 2020), 128,596 MWh or 26.1 % was produced at hydropower plants (- 29.2 %), 157,667 MWh or 32.2 % in CHP plants (- 0.8 %) and 6,838 MWh or 1.39 % was produced by Bogdanci wind farm.

Production at biogas power plants reached 4,229 MWh, while solar power plants produced 2,626 MWh of electricity in August.