Japan: utilities’ LNG consumption drops in March

Japan’s ten regional electric power companies consumed 4.61 million tonnes of LNG in March, down 1.9 percent compared to the same month in 2014.

The power companies bought 5.09 million tonnes of LNG in March, up 0.8 percent as compared to a year ago, data from the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan (FEPC) showed.

Total electricity generated and purchased across the ten companies in March dropped by 2.9% from a year earlier to 76.37 billion kWh.

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LNG World News Staff; Image: Tepco