CE Oltenia generates electricity and heat (especially for Craiova City) and sells coal to third parties (mainly to the electricity producers).
The main raw material used to generate power is the lignite extracted from its own open pits in Oltenia Mining Basin.
The electricity sales are performed as follows:
1. on the Wholesale Electricity Market:
– Bilateral Agreements Market (Centralized Market for Universal Service, CMBC-EA, CMBC-CN);
– Day Ahead Market;
– Intraday Market;
– Balancing Market.
2. on the Retail Market:
– for household consumers;
– for non-household consumers.
Complexul Energetic Oltenia records additional revenues by making available for the National Energy Dispatch the power units on the ancillary services market and from the bonus for cogeneration.