Romania: Electricity exports boosted in jan-feb 2015

14. April 2015. / SEE Energy News

Romania’s electricity output and imports totalled 11.53 billion KWh in the first two months of the year, up 3.9% on the year.

Romania’s energy output rose by an annual 4.2% in the first two months of 2015, while imports fell 9.5%, the National Statistics Institute, INS said in report published on their website.

Romania’s energy production totalled 3.75 million tonnes of oil equivalent (TOE) through February and imports neared 1.6 million TOE, INS said in a statement.

Romania’s electricity output and imports totalled 11.53 billion KWh in the first two months of the year, up 3.9% on the year.

The Romanian thermal power plants’ production fell by 15.7% to some 4.88 billion KWh through February. The hydroelectric power stations’ output jumped 33.5% to 3.18 billion KWh. The production of the country’s sole nuclear power plant edged down 0.5% to some 2.0 billion KWh and the output of wind farms was 1.2 billion KWh, up by 391.1 million KWh from a year earlier. Solar plants produced 135.1 million KWh, up by 92.9 million KWh compared to the same period of 2014.

Final electricity consumption fell by an annual 4.1% to 8.39 billion KWh. Romania’s electricity exports rose by 90.9% to 1.7 billion KWh in the period under review, INS said.

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