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Slovakia begins exporting electricity again after five years

Slovakia no longer needs to import electrical energy. The dominant Slovak power producer, Slovenské Elektrárne, a.s. (SE), has announced that Slovakia has again become a net electricity exporter after a gap of five years. In the first half of this year, 14.8 terawatt hours of electric energy were generated in Slovakia, representing an increase of 4.6 percent in yearly terms.

Slovakia no longer needs to import electrical energy. The dominant Slovak power producer, Slovenské Elektrárne, a.s. (SE), has announced that Slovakia has again become a net electricity exporter after a gap of five years. In the first half of this year, 14.8 terawatt hours of electric energy were generated in Slovakia, representing an increase of 4.6 percent in yearly terms.

"The amount of energy generated in the first half of this year thus exceeded the amount produced in the same period of 2009 or 2007, which was also translated into the foreign trade balance, tipping the balance in favour of export for the first time since 2006, before the shutdown the first unit of the V1 nuclear power plant," Slovenské Elektrárne stated in its monthly report, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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