Albanian electricity distribution system operator OSHEE announced earlier this week that it had launched an import procedure for 285,000 MW of electricity for the period between 28 June and 31 July.
The reason for the launch of import procedure is the loss of domestic output due to severe drought, as around 53 % of domestic electricity consumption will be covered by the imported electricity. The rest will be supplied by the domestic output. According to the Albanian Power Corporation (KESH), the water level at the Fierza dam on the river Drin in northern Albania is 15 meters lower than in the same period in 2016.
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Tags: Albania, electricity, electricity import, emergency, KESH