Energy, April 2022

In April 2022, more net electricity generated than in April 2021

Compared to the same month last year, electricity production in April 2022 increased and supply of energy commodities also increased.

  • 25 May 2022 at 10:30
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  • provisional data

Total net electricity generation in April 2022 higher, import lower than a year ago

In April 2022, total net electricity generation was 1,096 GWh. Compared to March 2022 it decreased by 10% and compared to April 2021 it increase by 45%. Compared to April 2021, generation in hydro power plants was 19% lower and in thermal power plants 25% lower. This time last year, the nuclear power plant had its regular outage.

Consumption of electricity in April 2022 was lower than in previous month (by 13%) as in April 2021 (by 3%).

In line with the lower production in thermal power plants, fuel consumption also decreased. Total fuel consumption in April 2022 was 21% lower than a year ago.

In April 2022, 767 GWh of electricity was imported and 731 GWh was exported. Compared to the same month last year, import decreased by 17% and export increased by 40%.

Energy supply in April 2022 lower than in March and higher than in April 2021

In April 2022, supply of energy commodities in general went down with exception of Other Petroleum Products supply rise with 10% and Transport Diesel Oil supply rise with 7%. Compared with previous month we further noticed supply fell as 70% with Kerosene Jet Fuel, 55% with Heating and Other Gasoil, 35% with Hard Coal, 25% with Natural Gas, 25% with LPG, 14% with Lignite and Brown Coal, 14% with Coke Oven Coke and 3% with Motor Gasoline.

Compared to April 2021 supply of energy commodities increased as 188% with Kerosene Jet Fuel, 46% with Transport Diesel Oil, 24% with Coke Oven Coke, 23% with Motor Gasoline, 10% with Heating and Other Gasoil, and 9% with Lignite and Brown Coal.

Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.

Net electricity production, Slovenia, April 2022
Net electricity production, Slovenia, April 2022
Electricity, Slovenia
IV
2021
III
2022
IV
2022
IV2022
IV2021
IV2022
III2022
GWh% change
Net production - Total7581,2241,09645-10
  of which Hydroelectric power plants370192298-1956
  of which Conventional thermal power plants359489270-25-45
  of which Nuclear power plant05104961423101)-3
Imports925741767-173
Exports521677731408
Available for the internal market1,1311,2601,101-3-13
1) The amount of the change is due to regular outage in April 2021.
Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels, Slovenia
IV
2021
III
2022
IV
2022
IV2022
IV2021
IV2022
III2022
% change
Hard Coal (tones)1,013696455-55-35
Coke Oven Coke (tones)1,4522,0811,79824-14
Lignite/Brown Coal (tones)264,941335,113288,2699-14
LPG (tones)7,1058,7666,553-8-25
Unleaded Motor Gasoline (tones)28,57836,40035,28123-3
Kerosene Jet Fuel (tones)4984,7551,436188-70
Transport Diesel Oil (tones)104,007141,220151,803467
Heating and Other Gasoil (tones)10,89626,96212,03710-55
Other Petroleum Products (tones)13,2326,6987,401-4410
Natural Gas (1,000 Sm3)86,45895,77072,134-17-25
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE

Data for the last 12 months are provisional. With each release the data for the last 12 months can be corrected and supplemented with new data.

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