Kosovo is 97% reliant on two aging coal based power plants, hence accounting for almost all of Kosovo’s electricity production.

  • Current operational capacity of thermal power plants: 960 MW
  • Active hydro capacities: 71.31 MW
  • Active wind capacities: 1.35 MW
  • Active solar capacities: 0.6 MW

Source: Energy Regulatory Office

Electricity losses in transmission grid for 2016 are at 1.5%.

Electricity losses in the distribution for 2016 grid are at 29.7 % or 1427 GWh of total distribution demand.

Source: Energy Regulatory Office

Source: Ministry of Economic Development

For Kosovo, in 2016:

the net imports represented 632 GWh

the net exports represented 1121 GWh

Source: Energy Regulatory Office

Primary energy products available (in ktoe)

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Annual energy balance of Republic of Kosovo for the year 2016.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Annual energy balance of Republic of Kosovo for the year 2016.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Annual energy balance of Republic of Kosovo for the year 2016.

The district heating system in Kosovo is available in 3 cities, Prishtina, Gjakova, Mitrovica. They provide currently for only about 3-5% of the heat demand in Kosovo.

Total installed capacity is 332 MWt.

Source: Energy Regulatory Office, Annual Report for 2015

5,835
632
1121
5,346
1.5%
29.7%
109
1,472
2,214
960
71.31

Source: Energy Community

Mandatory target for RES by 2020: This target is participation with 25% of energy from RES in the final gross consumption of energy.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Energy strategy of the Republic of Kosovo 2016-2025

As a signatory of the Energy Community Treaty, Kosovo is committed to meet the savings target of 9% or around 92 ktoe, by 2018.

Source: Ministry of Economic Development, Energy Strategy of the Republic of Kosovo 2016-2025(DRAFT)

Greenhouse gas emissions in Kosovo are around 9.5 milion tons of CO2 equivalent.

Kosovo has calculated a potential emission reduction of 7-14% in 2018.

Source: Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Climate Change Framework Strategy (CCFS) for Kosovo.

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