Electricity use lifts as business switches back on

Gavin Evans
Tue, 28 Apr 2020

Electricity use lifts as business switches back on
Gavin Evans
Tue, 28 Apr 2020
Electricity demand is about 4 percent higher than a week ago as firms started preparing for limited operations under the more relaxed lockdown rules effective today.Up to 400,000 people were expected to be returning to work today after a five-week shutdown of the economy, joining workers in essential services, food manufacturing and other key export businesses which have continued operating.But the return to work will be a gradual start-up for many firms, including construction and much manufacturing, and only those firms that can operate with...

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