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Decline in production and net export of power
The production of power in June 2006 was 10.8 per cent lower than in June 2005. The amount of electricity imported was 597 GWh,949 GWh were exported. Gross domestic consumption was 8 205 GWh, this represents a decline of 6,2 per cent compared to June 2005.
Production of electricity in June was 8 558 GWh. So far this year the total production amounted to 67 564 GWh. Compared to first half of 2005, 2006's level is 4.3 per cent lower, but 18.7 per cent higher than first half of 2004.
There was a net export of 352 GWh, while the situation in June last year was a net export of 854 GWh.
Total net export in first half of 2006 is only one fifth of the net export in the same period in 2005.
The reservoir filling rose from 45.2 per cent of total capacity to 57.4 per cent in end June.
In the middle of June the reservoir filling was 2.5 percentage points lower the median and 1.2 percentage points lower than last year's level.
Gross domestic consumption of electricity is so far in 2006 66 487 GWh. This represents a rise of 1.5 per cent compared to 2005. Consumption in energy-intensive manufacturing was reduced with 7.4 per cent and amounted to 2 572 GWh. The total for consumption in energy intensive manufacturing for the period January to June has been reduced with 6.7 per cent compared to last year. Other consumption (Gross domestic consumption subtracted consumption in energy-intensive manufacturing) fell by 5.6 per cent from June 2005 to 2006. So far this year other consumption shows an increase of 4.4 per cent.
See also: Prices of electric energy