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Yazd Power Use Growing in Leaps and Bounds

Yazd Power Use Growing in Leaps and BoundsYazd Power Use Growing in Leaps and Bounds

Power consumption in Yazd Province with a population of around 1.2 million has risen 57 times over the last four decades, managing director of Yazd Regional Electricity Company said.
“Consumption in the province reached 9.5 billion kilowatt hours in 2018 – up 5,000% compared to 1979 when it was 168 million kWh,” ISNA quoted Mohammad Hassan Sabbaghzadegan as saying.
The load in summer barely reached 45 megawatts during peak hours in 1979 when the population was about 400,000. It surpassed 1,700 MW in 2019, up 3,700%, he noted.

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