Ljubljana, 25 July (STA) - Electricity consumption in Slovenia dropped 1% in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2012, the Statistics Office said on Thursday.
In June net production dropped by 9 GWh over the month before and consumption was 4 GWh lower.
Production of hydro power dropped 18% and was offset with a 59% surge in thermal power plants and a 4% increase in the output of the Krško nuclear power plant.
Hydro accounted for 35.9% of electricity production, with nuclear at 37.6%, thermal at 24.5% and solar at 2%.
Slovenia exported 869 GWh of electricity in June and imported 575 GWh.