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Egypt creates plan to reduce electricity consumption

The government's plan to reduce wasted electricity is meant to boost natural gas exports to Europe but is receiving some pushback from domestic users.
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CAIRO — The Egyptian government recently announced a plan to reduce electricity consumption throughout the country, including in state departments and ministries.

The plan aims to free up gas for export that is currently pumped into power stations in order to generate profit in hard currency, according to a government statement.

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