Romania power output down 2.3% on year in Jan-Nov 2012

3. February 2013. / SEE Energy News

Romania’s energy output fell 2.3% on the year to 20.9 million tons of oil equivalent in the first 11 months of 2012, on declining production in the hydropower and nuclear sectors, official data showed Tuesday, news agency Mediafax reported.

Hydropower output fell 21% on the year to 11.3 billion kilowatts hour, while nuclear energy production was down 2.4% to 10.5 billion KWh, the statistics institute INS said.

Thermal power production inched 0.8% higher to 30 billion KWh in January through November 2012, while wind farm production more than doubled to 2.2 billion KWh, from 1 billion KWh in the same period of 2011.

Romania’s primary energy resources fell 2.7% on the year to 31.1 million tons of oil equivalent in the first eleven months, while electric energy resources were down 2.9% to 54.9 billion KWh, the data showed.

Final power consumption reached 48.3 billion KWh in January through November, up 0.4% from the same period of 2011. Public illumination rose 5.5% on the year, while household consumption was up 1.9%.

Source energia

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