Romania's primary energy resources increased by four percent in 2017

The National Institute of Statistics report shows that primary energy resources in Romania increased by 4.0%, between January 1st and November 30, 2017 while those of electricity decreased by 3.2% as compared to the same period of previous year.

The main primary energy resources amounted to 31233.6 thousand tonnes oil equivalent1 (toe), increasing with 1191.1 thousand toe as against the same period of 2016.

Domestic production amounted to 19457.4 thousand toe, increasing with 852.3 thousand toe as against the same period of previous year, while imports amounted to 11776.2 thousand toe.

During this period, electric energy resources amounted to 61118.0 million kWh, decreasing with 2026.3 million kWh as compared to the corresponding period of 2016.

The thermal power stations production amounted to 25355.4 million kWh increasing with 1708.7 million kWh (+7.2%). The hydroelectric power stations production was 13334.6 million kWh decreasing with 4906.6 million kWh (‐26.9%), while the one of nuclear power stations was 10518.0 million kWh increasing with 269.7 million kWh (+2.6%).

The production of wind power stations during 1.I. – 30.XI.2017 was 6588.0 million kWh, increasing with 765.5 million kWh, while photovoltaic solar energy produced during this period was 1827.9 million kWh, increasing with 55.0 million kWh as compared to the corresponding period of 2016.

The final consumption of electric energy during this period was 49923.4 million kWh, by 0.3% lower as against the corresponding period of 2016; public lighting decreased by 6.7%, while population consumption decreased by 4.5%. The exports of electric energy amounted to 5862.7 million kWh decreasing with 1794.0 million kWh.

The own technological consumption in networks and stations amounted to 5331.9 million kWh decreasing with 78.1 million kWh.


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