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In 2023: Bulgaria exports nearly 70% less electricity

Since the beginning of the year, the export of electricity has decreased by nearly 66 percent, and the production of electricity has shrunk by a fifth compared to the same period last year, according to the data of the Electricity System Operator, BNR reports. “Not only in our country and in the region, but also in the whole of Europe, there is a tendency to reduce electricity consumption”, said the executive director of the Electricity System Operator Angelin Tsachev. “This is a fact from last year from October, as Europe as a whole entered into a recession and there is a serious reduction in the consumption of electrical energy, and on the other hand, there is currently a serious reduction in the price of natural gas, which has led to a reduction in the price of electricity in general….