Bulgaria's electricity production up by 24% y/y in Aug.

By bne IntelliNews November 2, 2010
Electricity production in Bulgaria increased by 0.4% m/m and by 24% y/y to 3.994 GWh in August, the statistics office reported. The output of solid fuels declined by 4% m/m to 2.4mn tonnes, of propane-butane - by 10% m/m to 9,000 tonnes, of unleaded gasoline - by 4.4% m/m to 130,000 tonnes, of diesel fuel - by 5.2% m/m to 110,000 tonnes and of natural gas - by 13.1% m/m to 417,000 cubic meters. Despite the monthly decrease, the production of fuels rose on the year by 30.5% y/y for solid fuels and by 14% for natural gas. Lower production was observed in the other fuel segments - by 43.8% y/y for propane butane, by 2.3% y/y for unleaded gasoline and by 32.9% y/y for diesel fuel. The supplies of propane butane increased by 25% m/m to 30,000 tonnes in August, of diesel fuel - by 58.6% to 111,000 tonnes , of electricity - by 4.4% to 2,584 GWh and of natural gas - by 8.1% m/m - 147mn cubic meters. A decline was witnessed in the supply of solid fuels by 3% to 2.742mn tonnes and of unleaded gasoline - by 2% to 50,000 tonnes. The supply of solid fuels increased by 34.5% y/y in August, of unleaded gasoline - by 38.9% y/y, of diesel fuel - by 37% y/y, of natural gas - by 7.3% y/y and of electricity - by 4.6% y/y. The supply of propane-butane fell by 16.7% y/y.

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