Gross electricity generation reached 1,500 GWh in March – Bosnia and Herzegovina, 26 May 2023

According to Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), gross electricity production in the country amounted to 1,654 GWh in March 2023, compared to 1,441 GWh in the same month last year.

In total gross electricity production hydropower plants participated with the share of 50.7 %, thermal power plants with 47.3 % and solar and wind power plants with 2 %.

Net production of hydropower plants amounted to 833 GWh in March 2023, which is by 106 % higher than in the same month in 2022. Thermal production amounted to 705 GWh, which is 19.6 % less than last March. Electricity production from renewable sources (wind and solar) reached 34 GWh, 39.3 % less compared to March 2022.

Electricity imports fell by 17.3 % to 263 GWh in March 2023 from last year’s 318 GWh, while exports rose by 44.1 % to 846 GWh (587 GWh in March 2022).

Production of lignite in BiH amounted to 597,000 tons in March 2023, which is by 8.9 % less compared to the same month last year, while the production of brown coal increased by 3.6 % and amounted to 541,000 tons.

Natural gas imports in March 2023 amounted to 25.24 million cubic meters, 22.6 % less compared to a year before (32.63 million cubic meters).

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