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TIRANA (Albania), November 22 (SeeNews) – Albania's electricity production increased to 1,630 GWh net in the third quarter of 2018 from 418 GWh in the same period of last year, the country's statistical office, INSTAT, said on Thursday.
Albania's power exports rose to 287 GWh in July-September from 4 GWh in the like period of 2017, whereas imports of electricity fell to 470 GWh from 1,345 GWh, INSTAT said in a statement.
The entire volume of the country's third quarter electricity production of 1,630 GWh was generated by hydro power plants, with 1,304 GWh produced by state-owned companies, whereas independent electricity producers contributed the remainder.
Losses in the country's electricity network losses increased by 6.8% to 360 GWh.
Distribution losses decreased by 9.8% year-on-year.