Covid-19 lockdown, slump suppress electricity demand and edge out lignite

EconomyFeatures Tags: Covid, Energy, Environment, Industrial By: Georgia Nakou
Photo via PPC
Photo via PPC

Electricity consumption in Greece plummeted by -9.8 percent in April compared to the same month last year due to the emergency pandemic measures and economic slowdown.

The fall in demand also affected the electricity mix, causing a fall in lignite generation and an increase in electricity production from renewable sources.

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