electricity usage hits record high

June's cold weather pushed electricity consumption to a record high of 21029gigawatt-hours, Statistics South Africa reported yesterday. Independent power producers met the extra demand while Eskom's contribution declined. Eskom cut the amount of electricity available to South African consumers in June by 81gigawatt-hours compared with May's figures. - I-Net Bridge

June's cold weather pushed electricity consumption to a record high of 21029gigawatt-hours, Statistics South Africa reported yesterday. Independent power producers met the extra demand while Eskom's contribution declined. Eskom cut the amount of electricity available to South African consumers in June by 81gigawatt-hours compared with May's figures. - I-Net Bridge

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