Croatia's net electricity output up 30% y/y in March

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ZAGREB (Croatia), May 18 (SeeNews) - Croatia's net electricity production increased to 1,098 GWh in March from 844 GWh in the same month of 2019, the country's statistical office said. 

On a monthly comparison basis, March electricity output was also higher compared with 1,052 GWh produced in February, the statistical office said in a statement on Friday. 

Electricity imports fell to 868 GWh in March from 1,103 GWh in the same month of 2019, whereas exports dropped to 425 GWh from 451 GWh.

Month-on-month, electricity imports in March added 2%, while exports edged up 0.5%.

Electricity made available to the domestic market amounted to 1,520 GWh in March, up from 1,459 GWh in February and also higher than 1,488 GWh in March 2019.

Details of Croatia's electricity production follow (all figures in net GWh):

  March '20 Feb '20 March '19
Hydro power plants 517 396 319
TPPs and CHPs on fossil fuels 294 447 285
TPPs and CHPs on renewable fuels 71 65 64
Wind power plants 202 133 152
Solar power plants 6 4 7


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