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.

  • Operational capacity of thermal power plants: 218.5 MW
  • Active hydro capacities: 682 MW
  • Active wind capacities: 72
  • Active solar capacities: 0

Source: Energy Community, 2019

Electricity losses in the transmission grid for 2018 are at 2.21%.

Electricity losses in the distribution system for 2018 are at 13.83%.

Source: European Community, 2019

Source: International Energy Agency, 2017 figures for Montenegro

For Montenegro, in 2018:

the net imports represented 2,782 GWh

the net exports represented 3,021 GWh

Source: Energy Community, 2019

Primary energy products available (in ktoe)

Source: International Energy Agency, for 2017

Source: Energy Community & Eurostat

Source: Eurostat

3,744
2,782
3,021
3,504
2.21%
13.83%
8
1,659
1,286
218.5
682

Source: Energy Community, 2019

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.

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