Iran: Rise in Power Consumption Disturbing

Rise in Power Consumption DisturbingRise in Power Consumption Disturbing

Power consumption hit a new record on Monday as it reached a peak of 57,681 megawatts, the Energy Ministry’s spokesman for the power department said in Tehran.
“Electricity consumption has risen by about 1,200 MW compared to Sunday,” the ministry news portal Paven quoted Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi as saying.
Rise in temperatures has forced people to make full use of air conditioners and coolers.
Recalling that in the past four decades power consumption peak normally increased by 7%, he said: "This summer, with the cooperation of households, industrial, commercial and agricultural sectors, during peak hours peak consumption increased barely 1% compared to last year”.


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