On 28th April 2023, Zvornik Hydro Power Plant achieved a new absolute record in daily
electricity generation of 2.938 MWh. With the best daily result in its
68-year-long history, this hydro power plant on the Drina river beats the
previous record achieved on 2nd March 2023 by 15 MWh.
The daily record, the fourth in a row in the previous
five months, is the result of the operation of revitalized units. Zvornik HPP was completely revitalized
in the period from 2016 to 2020. The capacity of the power was increased by 30 MW
and lifetime was extended by an additional 40 years.
April, Zvornik HPP generated a total
of 69,188 MWh of electricity. Thus, thanks to the favorable hydrological
situation and the technical availability of units, the monthly plan was
exceeded by 15 percent. Previously, in March, Zvornik HPP and Đerdap 2 HPP
achieved new daily and monthly records.
good generation results, Elektroprivreda
Srbije continued the trend recorded in the first quarter of 2023, when the
total electricity generation reached 9.74 billion KWh. That is 17% higher
compared to the first quarter of 2022. Hydro power generation in the period
January - March increased by 32% compared to the same period last year. The
high level of generation enabled selling surplus electricity on the exchange
and open market.