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Ireland's electricity consumption falls from 2008 peak

The World Bank figures state Ireland consumed the most electricity in 2008.

ELECTRIC POWER CONSUMPTION for Ireland has fallen since its peak in 2008.

According the World Bank figures, in 2008 Ireland consumed the most electricity. The electric power consumption stood at 28, 467, 000,000kWh.


Electric power consumption measures the production of power plants and combined heat and power plants less transmission, distribution and transformation losses and own use by heat and power plants.

Ireland’s figures show that in 2009, Ireland’s consumption fell to 26,976,000,000kWh, in 2010 it fell to 26,965,000,000kWh and in 2011 it fell to 26,093,000,000kWh.

This graph shows Ireland’s Electric consumption over the last number of years:

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