ELEC­TRIC­ITY CON­SUMP­TION UP

Finweek English Edition - - Economic Trends -

STATIS­TICS SA fig­ures show the con­sump­tion of elec­tric­ity – af­ter fall­ing dur­ing the re­ces­sion – has in­creased sharply. The es­ti­mated vol­ume of elec­tric­ity con­sumed in March 2010 in­creased by 8% com­pared with March 2009. Elec­tric­ity con­sump­tion for first quar­ter 2010 was 8,2% higher than con­sump­tion in first quar­ter 2009. Pro­duc­tion of elec­tric­ity in March in­creased by about the same mar­gin.

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