Electricity Demand in December 2002 (Bulletin)


(January 24, 2003)



[Demand Overview (Total Across the 10 Power Companies)]
› Total demand in December was up 2.1% on last year to 68.1 billion kWh across the 10 companies.

›Demand excluding Extra High Voltage Demand
Although commercial demand posted an increase of 4.8%, due to increased demand for heating caused by lower temperatures in November, a shorter meter-reading period resulted in a decline of 0.3% for lighting.


Bulletin of Total Demand across the 10 Companies
(Unit: Million kWh, %)


This
month
Results for past 3 months
( December ) November October September
Volume Demand excluding
Extra High
Voltage Demand
Lighting 21,589 21,457 18,327 22,586
Power 28,790 28,125 29,397 34,408
Lighting and Power Total 50,378 49,582 47,724 56,994
Extra High Voltage Demand 17,728 17,676 18,500 18,583
Total of Electricity Sales 68,107 67,258 66,224 75,577
(Large industry) (21,575) (21,574) (22,427) (22,545)
Change
on
last
year
Demand excluding
Extra High
Voltage Demand
Lighting 99.7 110.2 102.9 106.3
Power 102.9 102.9 101.3 102.9
Lighting and Power Total 101.5 105.9 101.9 104.3
Extra High Voltage Demand 104.0 103.2 102.4 103.0
Total of Electricity Sales 102.1 105.2 102.1 103.9
(Large industry) (104.0) (103.1) (102.4) (102.9)

Note:
1. Parentheses indicate itemized breakdown of included subtotals.
2. Sum of individual entries may not match reported totals exactly due to rounding.


(Reference) Large Industrial Demand
Large industrial user demand in December was up for the sixth consecutive month, increasing by 4.0%.

The increase resulted from firm performance in all sectors except the textile sector.


(Reference)
10 Company's Total Demand of Large Industry Customers by Sector (Bulletin)
(Unit: Million kWh, %)

This month@(December) Past three months
Power Volume Change on last year November October September
Textiles 270 92.9 91.8 89.6 90.2
Paper & Pulp 834 103.6 102.6 100.9 103.3
Chemicals 2,141 107.4 104.2 103.0 106.5
Ceramics 969 100.7 104.1 100.4 97.3
Steel 2,991 108.8 107.9 106.3 105.3
Non-ferrous 1,104 103.5 103.9 101.3 101.7
Machinery 5,398 105.2 103.5 102.6 102.7



(Reference)
Increase in Demand from Large Industry across the 10 Companies
(Unit: %)

Month Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
FY1993 0.5 -0.1 0.2 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.5 -2.4 -2.6 -2.3 -1.9 -2.3
FY1994 -2.0 -1.1 0.7 5.8 7.7 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.9 4.3 6.0 5.9
FY1995 5.1 4.2 0.7 -1.0 1.6 -2.1 -0.3 -0.9 0.5 1.6 3.6 -1.1
FY1996 0.1 1.7 2.0 3.8 -0.3 2.4 3.1 3.4 2.5 4.3 -0.3 3.1
FY1997 3.9 5.1 4.4 3.5 3.5 4.7 2.4 0.7 0.1 -0.0 -1.7 -3.0
FY1998 -1.9 -3.2 -3.6 -4.1 -4.2 -3.1 -2.9 -4.5 -3.9 -5.3 -2.8 -2.1
FY1999 -3.8 -3.6 -0.6 -1.5 2.6 2.8 1.0 3.3 3.6 2.6 6.4 4.9
FY2000 3.5 4.7 4.2 5.2 5.0 1.5 2.6 2.8 2.6 3.8 -1.7 -0.3
FY2001 -0.4 -1.0 -2.3 -1.2 -4.5 -6.0 -4.7 -5.5 -6.0 -6.3 -5.2 -4.9
FY2002 -1.8 -0.4 -1.4 0.4 2.2 2.9 2.4 3.1 4.0



Demand for December 2002 (Bulletin)
(Unit: Million kWh, %)


(10 companies in the past 3 months)

Hokkaido Tohoku Tokyo Chubu Hokuriku Kansai Chugoku Shikoku Kyushu 9 companies Okinawa 10 companies November October September
Results
(A)
Lighting 966 1,979 7,211 2,702 589 3,649 1,455 736 2,108 21,395 194 21,589 21,457 18,327 22,586
Power 1,199 2,888 9,268 4,463 1,059 4,285 1,761 1,011 2,572 28,506 284 28,790 28,125 29,397 34,408
(Commercial Power) 568 1,184 4,733 1,483 373 2,000 720 432 1,167 12,660 165 12,825 12,275 13,192 15,999
(Small industry) 344 951 2,415 1,535 342 1,402 554 300 872 8,715 60 8,775 8,707 9,071 11,074
Lighting and Power Total 2,165 4,867 16,478 7,165 1,648 7,934 3,216 1,747 4,680 49,900 478 50,378 49,582 47,724 56,994
Extra High Voltage Demand 313 1,458 6,172 2,757 509 3,271 1,419 398 1,419 17,716 12 17,728 17,676 18,500 18,583
Total of Electricity Sales 2,478 6,325 22,651 9,922 2,157 11,205 4,635 2,145 6,099 67,617 490 68,107 67,258 66,224 75,577
(Large industry) 455 2,020 6,858 3,847 790 3,470 1,759 589 1,720 21,508 67 21,575 21,574 22,427 22,545
Change on
Previous year
(A)/(B)
Lighting 103.8 101.7 99.5 98.1 102.4 98.0 101.5 106.0 97.1 99.6 103.3 99.7 110.2 102.9 106.3
Power 102.8 103.3 102.6 103.5 102.6 102.9 103.2 102.3 102.5 102.9 99.5 102.9 102.9 101.3 102.9
(Commercial Power) 103.7 104.6 105.0 105.2 104.0 104.4 105.9 103.4 106.2 104.9 97.6 104.8 103.0 101.7 103.8
(Small industry) 101.7 102.8 99.6 102.5 102.2 102.7 102.3 102.2 100.3 101.4 100.8 101.4 103.0 100.8 103.0
Lighting and Power Total 103.2 102.6 101.2 101.4 102.5 100.6 102.4 103.8 100.0 101.5 101.0 101.5 105.9 101.9 104.3
Extra High Voltage Demand 98.5 105.2 102.7 104.7 103.8 102.4 111.8 102.2 105.9 104.0 105.9 104.0 103.2 102.4 103.0
Total of Electricity Sales 102.6 103.2 101.6 102.3 102.8 101.1 105.1 103.5 101.3 102.1 101.1 102.1 105.2 102.1 103.9
(Large industry) 99.5 104.7 103.2 105.6 102.7 101.2 109.8 102.9 104.7 104.0 105.0 104.0 103.1 102.4 102.9
Last year's
results
(B)
Lighting 931 1,947 7,247 2,755 575 3,725 1,433 694 2,170 21,476 188 21,664 19,477 17,806 21,245
Power 1,166 2,795 9,033 4,311 1,032 4,164 1,706 988 2,509 27,704 285 27,989 27,342 29,009 33,423
(Commercial Power) 547 1,132 4,507 1,409 359 1,916 680 418 1,099 12,067 169 12,236 11,923 12,975 15,416
(Small industry) 338 924 2,426 1,498 335 1,365 542 294 869 8,591 60 8,651 8,451 9,001 10,755
Lighting and Power Total 2,097 4,742 16,280 7,066 1,607 7,889 3,139 1,682 4,679 49,180 473 49,653 46,819 46,815 54,668
Extra High Voltage Demand 318 1,385 6,009 2,633 490 3,194 1,270 390 1,340 17,030 12 17,041 17,129 18,064 18,041
Total of Electricity Sales 2,415 6,127 22,289 9,699 2,097 11,083 4,409 2,072 6,019 66,210 485 66,694 63,948 64,879 72,709
(Large industry) 457 1,930 6,643 3,644 770 3,427 1,602 572 1,643 20,687 64 20,751 20,917 21,901 21,903

Note:
1. As this is a bulletin, some figures are estimates.
2. Parentheses indicate itemized breakdown of included subtotals.
3. Sum of individual entries may not match reported totals exactly due to rounding.