Bulletin: Electricity Ministry has achieved power surplus

The Ministry of Electricity and Renweable Energy announced on Thursday that it had achieved a surplus in electricity production, estimated at over 3,100 megawatts, due to the regular fuel supplies and new power stations.
The maximum load, compared to the same period last year, has increased by 1.7 percent, while the minimum consumption rate rose by 3.7 percent, the daily bulletin of the Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency said. 
The Ministry of Electricity has not resorted to power cuts on Wednesday, despite heavy loads. The maximum load expected on Thursday is 26,100 megawatts.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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