Montenegrin power utility EPCG said that it has imported electricity worth 49 million euros in the first nine months of 2017, which is some 30 million euros more than in the same period last year.
Director of Public Relations at EPCG Rajko Sebek stressed that the drought and lack of precipitation in the region affected the increase of electricity prices on regional exchanges, by an average of 15 euros/MWh. Lower production of EPCG’s hydropower plants affected the increase in electricity imports which amounted to 992 GWh by the end of September, while in the same period in 2016 it amounted to 450 GWh.
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