Slovenia Uses More Energy in First Half-Year

Ljubljana, 31 July - ENERGY/BALANCE
Slovenia used about ten percent more energy in the first half-year period than in the same period last year. The most, by 17 percent, increased the consumption of oil derivatives, followed by gas fuels (8 percent), distance heating (6 percent) and electricity (7 percent). Consumption of solid fuels has been on decrease for several years, Boris Sovič, State Secretary for energy at the Ministry of Economy told a news conference Wednesday, presenting results of the 1996 H1 energy balance. He also discussed the position of energy system and the Krško N-plant dismantling program.

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