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Large-Scale Power Demand Falls for First Time in Nearly Six Years

Kyushu Electric Power revealed that power demand for industry and other large users in Kyushu fell 2.4% in October from the year-before period to 2.168 billion kWh. This is the first decline in demand for these users since December 2003, or a period of 58 months. The drop was attributed to production cutbacks in the local steel, semiconductor, and auto manufacturing sectors.

Published: Nov 27, 2008 / Last Updated: Nov 27, 2008

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