N. Macedonia's gross electricity output down 2% y/y in June

Author: Nick Page. License: CC BY 2.0

SKOPJE (N. Macedonia), August 30 (SeeNews) - North Macedonia's gross electricity production edged down an annual 2% to 352,340 MWh in June, the statistical office said, citing preliminary data.

Net electricity output fell by 2.7% year-on-year in June - to 331,558 MWh, Makstat said in a statement last week.

Thermal power plants contributed the largest portion of the gross domestic electricity production in June, generating 155,450 MWh, up 5.1% compared to the same month in 2020.

Hydro power plants followed with 111,018 MWh of electricity output, down 7.4% year-on-year.

Wind parks' output decreased by 13.9% year-on-year to 9,088 MWh in the month under review, while biogas plants generated 4,437 MWh of electricity, 5.6% lower compared with the same month in 2020.

Solar parks produced 2,604 MWh, up 3.4% on the year.

Electricity generated by cogeneration plants and auto-production thermal power stations totalled 69,743 MWh in June 2021, down 5.8% on an annual comparison basis.

North Macedonia’s electricity imports increased by an annual 6.5% to 198,970 MWh in June. Electricity exports came in at 21,640 MWh in June, down 68.4% on the year.

Distribution losses increased by 12% on the year to 45,002 MWh in June.

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