National electricity consumption reached the highest levels of this winter Thursday morning, exceeding 9,300 MW, while imports are nearing the maximum capacity of the network, according to Transelectrica data, analyzed by Agerpres.
The highest consumption was reached at 9:50 am, reaching 9,335 MW, and electricity imports amounted to 1,816 MW.
Electricity consumption on a normal winter day vary between 8,000 and 9,000 MW. The maximum record is of 9,975 MW, reached in January 2017.
Thursday morning, Romania mainly produced energy from gas (26%), coal (25%) and hydro (23%), followed by nuclear (18%), photovoltaic (2.8%), wind (1.4%) and biomass (0.7%).