SEE Region, Stable production of variable RES during the 11th week – 3 TWh

, SEE Energy News

Electricity production from variable renewable energy sources in Southeast Europe remained stable during the 11th week (March 13 – 19) and amounted to 2.99 TWh. On the other hand, the production of wind turbines in the region recorded a slight decrease compared to the previous week, by 4 percent, to 2.16 TWh.

In almost all markets in the region, except Greece, Romania and Serbia, lower wind energy production was recorded, with Bulgaria and Italy recording the biggest drop – by 18 percent and 20 percent, respectively, to 22 GWh and 637 GWh.

On the other hand, the production of wind farms in Greece, Romania and Serbia recorded a moderate growth of 10 percent, 27 percent, and 76 percent, respectively, to a total of 268 GWh, 190 GWh and 37 GWh.

The production of solar PV power plants in the region of Southeast Europe recorded a noticeable increase of 10 percent in the 11th week compared to the previous week and amounted to 835 GWh. All countries in the region recorded an increase in solar production, except for Greece and Turkey, which recorded a decrease of 1 percent and 51 percent, respectively.

In Romania, Hungary, Croatia, and Italy, solar power production increased by 19 percent, 62 percent, and 15 percent, respectively, mainly due to clear weather in these markets.

Variable RES generation in Greece increased moderately in the 11th week compared to the 10th week, by 6 percent, to 392 GWh, mainly thanks to higher solar production.

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