Electricity in Serbia is vastly generated by coal based power plants, while the remainder consists by hydro power plants.

  • Current operational capacity of thermal power plants: 4,032 MW
  • Active hydro capacities: 3,024 MW
  • Active wind capacities: 17 MW
  • Active solar capacities: 10.8 MW
  • Active biogas capacities: 10.3 MW

Source: Energy Community.

Electricity losses in transmission grid for 2016 are at 2.15%.

Electricity losses in the distribution for 2016 grid are at 12.95% or 3,917 GWh of total distribution demand.

Production of crude oil is 34.98%, crude oil imports is 65.3%.

Oil products constitute 24.92 % of the total primary energy supply in the country.

Sources: Statistical office, Ministry of Mining and Energy, Regulatory Energy Agency

For Serbia, in 2016:

the net imports represented 1,998 GWh

the net exports represented 3,696 GWh

Source: Energy Community

Primary energy products available (in ktoe)

Source: Regulatory Energy Agency

The district heating system in Serbia is available in 57 cities. They provide currently for only about N/A% of the heat demand. (Separate heat balance not available for Serbia so no data on share of district heat in total heat demand)

Total installed capacity in MWt:

In all cities, total installed capacity is 6,700 MWt;


Source: Energy Community

Source: NREAP progress report 2016.

As a signatory of the Energy Community Treaty, Serbia is committed to meet the savings target of 9% or around 752 ktoe, by 2018.

Source: Third NEEAP

Greenhouse gas emissions in Serbia are around 65,520,880 tons of CO2 equivalent.

Serbia has calculated a potential emission reduction of 9.8% in 2030 comparing to 1990 in its INDC.

Source: First BUR of the Republic of Serbia