Bulgarian Ministry of Energy announced that all electricity exports from the country will be suspended as of Friday, 13 January, due to increased consumption caused by extremely cold weather in the past few days.
Therefore, all electricity exports are suspended until the energy system is brought back to balance. Due to cold weather, Bulgaria has recorded the highest daily electricity consumption in the past 20 years and suspending exports was a logical move in order to maintain the stability of the country’s energy system. Two days ago, Greece has also suspended all electricity exports from the country.
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Tags: Bulgaria, cold weather, electricity, electricity export, energy crisis, ESO