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Montenegro’s July power consumption rises 20% y/y

Author Radomir Ralev
Montenegro’s July power consumption rises 20% y/y Source: Cedis

PODGORICA (Montenegro), August 23 (SeeNews) – Montenegro’s total power consumption in July rose by 20% on the year to 258.6 GWh, the country's power grid operator Crnogorski elektrodistributivni sistem (CEDIS) said.

Region 2, comprising the municipalities of Podgorica, Danilovgrad and Cetinje, accounted for the largest share, 35%, of total power consumption in July, CEDIS said in a statement on Saturday.

Household electricity consumption in Montenegro grew 27% on an annual basis to 120.7 million kWh in July, the country's power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) said.

On a monthly comparison basis, household electricity consumption in Montenegro declined by 30% in July.