Electricity Consumption Falls by 2.59% YOY

Electricity Consumption Falls by 2.59% YOY

Egypt’s electricity consumption decreased by 2.59%, recording 11.3 megawatts per hour (MWh) in February 2019, compared to 11.6 MWh in February 2018, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed that Egypt’s electricity production increased by 2.24%, recording 13.7 MWh in February 2019, compared to 13.4 MWh consumed in the same month a year earlier.

The residential sector consumed the largest portion of the country’s electricity in January 2019, using 4.7 MWh, which accounts for 39.5% of the country’s total consumption. On the other hand, the industrial sector used 31% of the country’s total electricity consumption with 3.5 MWh, representing the country’s second largest electricity consumer.

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Sarah has been writing in the oil and gas field for 8 years. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has three years of experience in the banking sector.


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