Import of electricity – the main source of energy supply


Romania consumed 1,470 MW of electricity on import, on Friday around noon, more than it obtained from its main internal source of energy production, namely nuclear energy – 1,345 MW, according to the data posted on the Transelectrica website.

Thus, on Friday at 12:55 pm, the country’s electricity consumption was of 7,711 MW, domestic production – of 6,242 MW, and import – of 1,470 MW.

The main internal source of production is nuclear energy, with 1,345 MW, followed by coal – 1,307 MW, hydrocarbons – 1,299 MW, hydro – 1,230 MW, wind – 559 MW, photovoltaic – 448 MW and biomass – 54 MW), according to Agerpres.

Romania is also on Friday the most expensive energy market in the region, with an average of 61.27 euros per MWh on the Day ahead market, data from the OPCOM stock exchange operator shows. For comparison, in Hungary, energy has an average price of 51.73 euros per MWh on the spot market, and in the Czech Republic and Slovakia – 31.92 euros per MWh.


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