Romania’s gross electricity output in 2014 totaled 64,752 GWh, by 10.55 percent more than in 2013, while consumption stood at 57,627 GWh, shows data released by Transelectrica.
Romania’s electricity exports amounted to 9,937 GWh, a figure 2.09 times higher than the 4,753 GWh registered the year before. Electricity imports accounted for 2,811 GWh, slightly higher than in 2013, when they stood at 2,737 GWh.
‘As for the balance of cross-border energy trades (the difference between electricity exports and imports), 2014 saw a 3.53-time increase compared to 2013 (7.125 GWh in 2014 exports, as to 2013 exports of 2.016 GWh), reads the Transelectrica report.
According to the cited document, these figures also include electricity trades (export and import) from the day-ahead electricity markets coupling (the 4M MC project). Market coupling was achieved on November 19, 2014, with the participation of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania.
For 2015 Transelectrica estimates a net electricity output of 58,527 GWh and a net domestic consumption of 51,205 GWh.