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Electricity production increases by over 10%

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August 5, 2015

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Romania’s electricity production reached 64.8 TWh last year, up by 10.5% compared to 2013, Energy World magazine reported. Domestic consumption amounted to 57.7 TWh, up by 1.9% compared to 2013. Romania was a net exporter, as the import-export balance reached 7 TWh, according to Romania’s Energy Authority ANRE.

Wind energy had a 9.56% share in the local energy mix last year, compared to 8.05% in 2013, the article said. Solar energy reached a 2.52% share, from 0.7% in 2013, whereas the share of energy produced in hydrocarbons power plants dropped from 15.5% in 2013 to 11.96% in 2014. The share of hydropower production was 29.22%, an increase of 3.47% compared to 2013.

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