HROTE - Croatian Energy Market Operator

The Croatian Energy Market Operator Ltd (HROTE) began its operations on 4 April 2005. HROTE organises electricity and gas markets as a public service under the supervision of the Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency (HERA). In addition, HROTE performs administrative activities related to incentivised electricity production from renewable sources and cogeneration.

HROTE is a 100% Croatian state owned company and is under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy.

HROTE is the owner of 50% of the Croatian Power Exchange (CROPEX).

Facts & Figures


Ulica grada Vukovara 284

10000 Zagreb


Date of foundation

4 April 2005


Darjan Budimir

Number of employees (2023)


Annual report(s)



Traded commodities and traded volumes in 2022

Gas OTC – VTP:  45,127  TWh


Gas Balancing: 616,638 GWh


Electricity OTC (total sale+purchase including transit): 103,067 TWh


Electricity Balancing: 970,853 GWh (positive and negative imbalance)

Europex GA member

Darjan Budimir


Europex contact person

Luka Pehar

Sector director

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Hrvatski Operator Tržišta Energije d.o.o.
Ulica grada Vukovara 284
10000 Zagreb