Region: Lowest Czech electricity production in 2020

, SEE Energy News

Production of electricity in the Czech Republic in 2020 was the lowest in the last 18 years. The amount of produced electricity by Czech power plants was 6.4 % lower than in 2019 and the lowest since 2002. On the other hand, overall electricity consumption dropped by 3.5 % to 71.4 TWh, which represents a five-year low. The main reason behind the low energy production and consumption is the coronavirus outbreak. However, household electricity consumption has been fueled by the pandemic, increasing by nearly 5 % year-on-year.