Record-breaking electricity consumption

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The average July electricity bill amounts to 35.89 Euros, which is 24.3 percent more than in the June , or 2.8 percent more compared to the consumption in July 2016, it was announced from the Montenegrin Electric Power Company (EPCG ). They added that measures show that consumption in the first days of August was record.

Households spent 113 million kilowatts of electricity in July.

The average July electricity bill for households in Montenegro (excluding those temporarily occupied) was €35.89, EPCG reports. The city registering the month’s lowest average consumption of €22.65 was Mojkovac, whereas Ulcinj registered the highest average electricity consumption of about €65.97.

“The percentage of consumers with electricity bills over €150 was 1.51%, and with bills ranging between €100 and €150 was 2.07%,” the power company adds.

Total household consumption was 113,020,164 kWh – a 24.3% rise compared with June, and 2.8% higher than July of last year.

As many as 180,073 households, or 53.3% of consumers, will receive the discount for regularly paying customers.

Source: Radio Television Montenegro