Electricity production in Egypt jumped by 4.6% year-on-year (YOY) in June 2018, generating 18.1 megawatts per hour (MWh) compared to 17.3 MWh in June 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

This is the highest rate of electricity production since August 2017 when the country generated 19.7 MWh.

The statistics, published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), also revealed that the country’s electricity consumption increased by 18.11% YOY, from 12.7 MWh in June 2017 to reach 15 MWh in June 2018.