Bulgaria's Electricity Production Down 0.2% Y/Y in September

Business » ENERGY | October 30, 2013, Wednesday // 13:08
Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Electricity Production Down 0.2% Y/Y in September Photo by EPA/BGNES

In September 2013, the production of electricity fell by 0.2% on an annual basis to 5.6 GWh, according to Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Compared to August 2013, electricity production fell by 8.8%.

In September 2013, electricity deliveries increased by 0.8% on an annual basis but registered a 7.2% decrease on the month to 2.4 GWh.

The production of solid fuels fell by 9% on a monthly basis to 2.7 million tones and dropped by 13.3% on an annual basis.

The production of LPG fell by 12.5% to 7000 tonnes on a monthly basis.

Monthly declines were also registered in the production of unleaded motor gasoline (down by 8.5% to 150 000 tonnes) and diesel fuel (down by 13.2% to 177 000 tonnes).

The only increase was reported in the production of natural gas, which went up by 9.5% to 23 million cubic meters.

As regards energy deliveries, monthly increases were registered in supplies of unleaded motor gasoline (up by 26% to 48 000 tonnes) and natural gas (up by slightly over 17% to 163 million cubic meters).

On an annual basis, decreases were reported in the deliveries of solid fuels (down by 12.4%), LPG (down by 2.9%), unleaded motor gasoline (down by 4%), diesel (down by 13.3%), natural gas (5.2%).

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