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Recession Cuts Energy Demand

The continuing impact of the recession on demand for electricity and gas has been shown graphically in National Grid's latest energy projections.

Weather-corrected demand for gas during the first five months of 2009 was 9.5% lower than 12 months ago.  National grid suggested that the economic downturn could reduce power demand by 7.5%.