Electricity consumption across regions up by nearly 4% in 2017

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By Christine Joyce S. Castañeda, Senior Reporter

Last year, electricity consumption in the Philippines rose 3.9% to 94.4 million MWh from 90.8 million MWh in 2016. Although 74% of the total power generated is consumed in Luzon, consumption only grew 3.6% annually. Electricity consumption in Visayas and Mindanao expanded at faster rates of 5.8% and 4.0%, respectively.

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