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Electricity demand down during last two months: PUCSL

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COLOMBO (News 1st); The Public Utilities Commission says that electricity demand has decreased during the last two months.Accordingly, in comparison with last year, the weekly consumption equal to 48-49 million units has reduced to 38-39 million units for weekdays, while the weekend consumption has reduced to 33-34 million units.

The PUCSL Chairman, Janaka Ratnayake stated that other than the usually imposed power cuts, the reason for the reduction in consumption is the people choosing alternative power generating methods.   .

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