One third of electricity in Montenegro is generated by the sole operating thermo power plant in the country, while hydropower plants generate approximately the remaining two thirds.

  • Current operational capacity of thermal power plants: 218.5 MW
  • Active hydro capacities: 673.7 MW
  • Active wind capacities: 0
  • Active solar capacities: 0

Source: Energy Community

Electricity losses in transmission grid for 2016 are at 4%.

Electricity losses in the distribution for 2016 grid are at 15.6% or 540.7 GWh.

Source: IEA

Oil products constitute 41.29% of the total primary energy supply in the country.

Source: Electro Energy Balance 2016 for Montenegro, Estimated realization for 2015.

For Montenegro, in 2016:

the net imports represented 1,244 GWh

the net exports represented 929.8 GWh

Source: Energy Community

Primary energy products available (in ktoe)

Source: Eurostat

Source: Eurostat

Source: Eurostat


Source: Energy Community; IEA.

Mandatory target for RES by 2020: This target is participation with 33% of energy from RES in the final gross consumption of energy.

Source: IRENA, Cost-Competitive Renewable Power Generation: Potential across South East Europe; RES Legal, Legal sources on renewable energy, Montenegro Feed-in tariff.

As a signatory of the Energy Community Treaty, Montenegro is committed to meet the savings target of 9% or 58.9 ktoe by 2018.

Source: National Renewable Energy Action Plan of Montenegro to 2020.

Greenhouse gas emissions in Montenegro are around 3.45 of MtCO2.

Montenegro has calculated a potential emission reduction of 9% in 2018.

Source: CIAT Climate Data Explorer, Montenegro.