Egypt generated 17.1 kWh of electricity in September, a 2.4% year-on-year (Y.o.Y.) increase from the 16.7 kWh generated in September 2016, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Consumption rose by 1.4% to 14.1 kWh from the 13.9 kWh of electricity consumed in September 2016, according to statistics released by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

Households were the top electricity consumers in September, using approximately 6.1 kWh or 43.3% of consumption.

The industrial sector used 3.6 kWh or 25.5% of consumption. Governmental institutions and public facilities together used 1.9 kWh or 13.5% of consumption.

Commercial and agricultural usage was at 0.9 kWh or 6.4% and 0.6 kWh or 4.3% of consumption.

The government plans to begin exporting electricity to its neighbors next year.