Bulgarias coal output up by 5% y/y in 2010.

By bne IntelliNews January 5, 2011
The countrys coal output grew by 5% y/y in 2010, Dnevnik daily reported, quoting data from the countrys mining association. The largest domestic coal mining complex Maritsa East also beat its output target by 8%, extracting over 26.1mn tonnes of coal last year, investor.bg reports. The mines Troianovo 1 and Ttroianovo 3 also reached record high extraction volumes of 8.6mn tonnes and 9.2mn tonnes, respectively. The higher output is attributed to the increased power production. Power exports reached 7,500 GW in 2010, which is one of the highest volumes, reached by the country.

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