Electricity Demand in February 2004 (Confirmed Report)

(March. 31 2004)


Demand Overview (Total across the 10 Power Companies)

@@Total demand in February was down 1.7% to 73.5 billion kWh across the 10 companies.

(Demand Excluding Extra High Voltage Demand)

@@Commercial and lighting demand posted declines of 2.0% and 1.3% respectively. The increases were due to increased demand for heating caused by lower temperatures from mid January to early February in most part of Japan.
@@E@Lighting Demand (up 1.3%, 25.24 billion kWh)
@@E@Commercial Demand (up 2.0%, 14.22 billion kWh)

(Reference)Large Industrial Demand (up 3.2%, 21.06 billion kWh)

Large industrial user demand in February was up for the second consecutive month, increasing by 3.2%. The rise was due to increased demand resulting from the extra leap-year day in February 2004.

State of Ten Japanese Power Companies

By company Hokkaido Tohoku Tokyo Chubu Hokuriku Kansai Chugoku Shikoku Kyushu 9 Companies Okinawa 10 Companies
By use
Change on Previous Year Demand excluding Extra High Voltage Demand Lighting 3.4 1.9 -0.9 1.8 6.9 1.3 1.6 1.1 4.4 1.2 8.6 1.3
Power -0.2 3.3 -0.3 1.3 5.0 1.3 1.3 2.6 2.9 1.2 6.9 1.3
Lighting and Power Total 1.4 2.7 -0.5 1.5 5.7 1.3 1.4 1.9 3.6 1.2 7.6 1.3
Extra High Voltage Demand 10.6 4.3 0.2 4.2 7.7 3.4 3.5 11.2 5.4 3.0 10.6 3.1
Total of Electricity Sales 2.4 3.0 -0.4 2.1 6.2 1.9 2.0 3.4 3.9 1.6 7.7 1.7
(Large Industry) 3.1 3.7 1.8 3.4 5.4 3.4 3.2 8.4 4.5 3.2 13.1 3.2


Electricity volume by use( total for 10 companies )

By Use By Month Change on Previous Year (%)
FY2002 Jan.
2003
Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.
2004
Demand
excluding
Extra
High
Voltage
Demand
Lighting Total 3.5 4.8 9.3 10.8 1.0 -0.8 0.8 -16.4 0.9 7.5 -8.0 -3.6 -3.2 1.3
Commercial Power 2.1 4.9 6.8 7.0 4.2 1.8 -2.5 -9.7 1.4 2.8 -0.7 -2.0 0.0 2.0
Small Industry Low Voltage -1.5 0.8 6.8 6.7 -1.5 -9.0 -5.8 -24.1 -4.5 3.5 -12.5 -10.6 -6.1 -1.3
High Voltage A 1.3 3.6 4.5 4.5 2.9 1.5 0.3 -6.1 2.8 2.9 0.2 0.1 0.9 2.1
Total 0.3 2.6 5.3 5.2 1.4 -2.0 -2.0 -14.4 -0.3 3.1 -3.9 -3.4 -2.0 0.9
High Voltage B 1.0 2.2 2.7 1.1 1.2 0.6 -5.1 -4.0 1.6 -1.0 -2.0 -0.8 -0.1 1.0
Power Total 1.1 3.5 5.4 5.1 2.3 0.2 -2.8 -10.2 0.6 2.0 -2.4 -2.6 -1.2 1.3
Lighting and Power Total 2.1 4.1 7.1 7.5 1.7 -0.2 -1.5 -12.8 0.8 4.1 -4.9 -3.0 -2.2 1.3
Extra High Voltage Demand 2.0 3.4 4.4 2.6 1.5 0.5 -5.0 -2.8 0.1 -1.5 -0.2 -0.9 -0.3 3.1
Total of Electricity Sales 2.1 3.9 6.4 6.2 1.7 0.0 -2.4 -10.6 0.6 2.5 -3.6 -2.5 -1.8 1.7
By Use By Month Change on Previous Year (%)
FY2002 Jan.
2003
Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.
2004
Textiles -8.3 -6.8 -6.7 -9.0 -8.7 -8.7 -12.6 -9.2 -5.6 -6.8 -8.9 -7.5 -6.4 -4.8
Paper & pulp 1.3 4.4 2.6 0.8 -0.7 -2.1 -3.4 -3.1 -2.7 -3.0 0.9 -2.8 -2.1 1.8
Chemicals 4.8 9.2 14.4 8.4 3.8 1.0 -3.3 -2.4 0.6 0.4 3.7 -0.5 0.4 4.5
Ceramics -1.3 -0.7 0.4 1.5 -1.2 -1.6 -1.4 -1.2 -0.4 -1.2 -3.8 -3.2 -0.6 3.1
Steel 5.0 7.0 9.0 8.5 6.2 3.3 1.6 1.4 -1.9 -2.3 -0.0 -1.6 -1.3 3.9
Non-ferrous Metals 0.9 1.7 0.7 2.1 -1.5 -3.2 -2.5 -4.0 0.0 2.3 0.2 -2.0 0.3 3.5
Machinery 1.6 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.5 -5.0 -1.8 4.1 0.7 0.7 2.0 3.0 5.2
Large industry total 2.0 3.2 4.2 2.7 1.8 0.8 -4.3 -2.6 0.8 -0.6 -0.1 -0.4 0.4 3.2


Results for power & lighting demand by use (February '2004)

(1) Electricity Sales (Amount & Change on Previous Year)
By Use By Companies Hokkaido Tohoku Tokyo Chubu Hokuriku Kansai Chugoku Shikoku Kyushu 9 Companies Okinawa 10 Companies
Volume
of
electricty
used
(1,000 kWh)
Residential Lighting 708,777 1,599,588 6,436,791 2,292,491 458,902 3,371,331 1,267,969 669,840 1,810,736 18,616,425 198,185 18,814,610
Lighting Total 1,075,170 2,159,997 8,496,594 3,231,661 700,273 4,317,343 1,709,932 860,217 2,471,447 25,022,634 216,425 25,239,059
Commercial Power 634,629 1,303,468 5,204,878 1,676,721 365,341 2,244,531 839,522 423,999 1,368,412 14,061,501 154,843 14,216,344
Small Industry 328,874 1,012,991 2,684,064 1,735,061 359,993 1,561,913 614,141 309,986 969,119 9,576,142 52,351 9,628,493
Low Voltage 108,527 295,132 965,767 520,932 121,874 570,729 216,834 125,585 440,786 3,366,166 20,979 3,387,145
(High Voltage A) 220,347 717,859 1,718,297 1,214,129 238,119 991,184 397,307 184,401 528,333 6,209,976 31,372 6,241,348
High Voltage B 152,412 609,259 1,876,338 1,219,321 293,141 724,091 373,342 196,059 381,776 5,825,739 56,856 5,882,595
Power Total 1,350,537 3,108,107 10,016,208 4,886,989 1,083,627 4,670,342 1,934,701 1,016,370 2,847,183 30,914,064 269,279 31,183,343
Lighting and Power Total 2,425,707 5,268,104 18,512,802 8,118,650 1,783,900 8,987,685 3,644,633 1,876,587 5,318,630 55,936,698 485,704 56,422,402
Extra High Voltage 327,288 1,414,002 5,889,291 2,769,893 511,472 3,163,301 1,325,211 399,297 1,308,452 17,108,207 12,113 17,120,320
Total Electricity Sales 2,752,995 6,682,106 24,402,093 10,888,543 2,295,372 12,150,986 4,969,844 2,275,884 6,627,082 73,044,905 497,817 73,542,722
Change
on
Previous
Year
(%)
Lighting 103.4 101.9 99.1 101.8 106.9 101.3 101.6 101.1 104.4 101.2 108.6 101.3
Power 99.8 103.3 99.7 101.3 105.0 101.3 101.3 102.6 102.9 101.2 106.9 101.3
(Commercial Power) 101.4 103.9 100.4 101.7 106.5 102.6 102.2 105.0 103.7 102.0 105.5 102.0
(Low Voltage Power) 101.2 101.2 95.4 97.9 105.7 99.0 98.1 98.1 103.2 98.7 102.3 98.7
(High Voltage A) 98.2 103.2 101.5 102.8 104.6 101.2 103.0 101.9 102.4 102.1 105.6 102.1
(Small Industry) 99.2 102.6 99.2 101.3 105.0 100.4 101.2 100.3 102.8 100.9 104.3 100.9
(High Voltage B) 97.3 102.6 99.2 101.7 102.1 100.9 101.5 104.6 102.6 100.9 113.6 101.0
Lighting and Power Total 101.4 102.7 99.5 101.5 105.7 101.3 101.4 101.9 103.6 101.2 107.6 101.3
Extra High Voltage 110.6 104.3 10.2 104.2 107.7 103.4 103.5 111.2 105.4 103.0 110.6 103.1
Total Electricity Sales 102.4 103.0 99.6 102.1 106.2 101.9 102.0 103.4 103.9 101.6 107.7 101.7
(2) Contracted Electricity (Amount & No. of Contracts)
By Use By Company Hokkaido Tohoku Tokyo Chubu Hokuriku Kansai Chugoku Shikoku Kyushu 9 Companies Okinawa 10 Companies
Contracted
Electricity
kW
No. of Contracts
Residential Lighting(No. of Contract) 2,559,334 4,904,702 19,239,743 6,465,557 1,167,003 9,240,590 3,505,419 1,926,566 5,811,616 54,820,530 615,216 55,435,746
Commercial Power(kW) 2,071,727 4,787,810 20,276,834 6,895,325 1,539,993 9,318,028 3,441,628 1,999,439 6,043,048 56,373,832 776,365 57,150,197
Small Industry(kW) 2,725,349 7,833,967 22,267,608 12,754,324 2,669,951 12,853,510 4,971,605 2,964,175 8,200,650 77,241,139 610,795 77,851,934
(Low Voltage Power) 1,623,570 4,681,234 14,580,536 7,233,585 1,589,866 8,035,213 2,994,661 1,947,476 5,603,029 48,289,170 467,799 48,756,969
(High Voltage Power A) 1,101,779 3,152,733 7,687,072 5,520,739 1,080,085 4,818,297 1,976,944 1,016,699 2,597,621 28,951,969 142,996 29,094,965
High Voltage Power B(kW) 527,229 1,848,644 6,190,368 4,040,148 870,750 2,545,015 1,313,342 673,581 1,284,100 19,293,177 160,557 19,453,734
Power Total(kW) 6,455,464 15,917,116 51,124,421 26,308,159 5,651,912 26,065,596 10,651,382 6,456,335 17,024,496 165,654,881 1,603,318 167,258,199
Lighting & Power (No. of Contract) 3,831,407 7,649,587 27,495,547 10,248,158 2,002,373 13,117,586 5,197,247 2,871,466 8,240,639 80,654,010 776,999 81,431,009
by Sector By Company Hokkaido Tohoku Tokyo Chubu Hokuriku Kansai Chugoku Shikoku Kyushu 9 Companies Okinawa 10 Companies
Volume
of
electricity
(MkWh)
Industry Mining 6,282 7,033 16,239 4,355 15,284 7,821 14,218 3,110 9,456 83,798 569 84,367
Manufacturing Foodstuffs 58,763 87,359 413,653 157,959 16,136 169,812 53,330 27,964 111,126 1,096,102 5,116 1,101,218
Textiles 0 13,330 9,370 57,998 71,543 46,954 14,738 12,604 15,402 241,939   241,939
Paper & pulp 75,726 63,633 228,725 130,293 24,697 69,011 42,955 99,989 33,804 768,833 501 769,334
Chemicals 30,955 164,563 693,919 234,065 103,586 335,816 224,076 129,544 129,966 4,046,490 1,138 2,047,628
Oil/Coal 8,296 5,992 21,658 2,842 4,587 14,645 3,666 27,116 8,208 97,010 3,653 100,663
Rubber goods 82 26,080 78,032 76,451 1,755 35,913 28,058 3,390 41,539 291,300   291,300
Ceramics 9,176 69,271 239,023 190,008 34,430 191,518 62,510 3,380 106,453 905,769 6,208 911,977
Steel 63,646 231,549 660,497 508,078 53,159 634,622 432,558 83,906 176,461 2,844,476 12,513 2,856,989
Non-ferrous Metals 0 217,089 368,676 131,129 58,992 137,976 110,940 0 68,766 1,093,568 581 1,094,149
Machinery 55,187 599,868 1,602,237 1,503,004 213,819 634,437 359,098 102,227 525,950 5,595,827   5,595,827
Others 35,352 169,326 799,638 401,495 117,827 364,473 95,795 38,751 118,841 2,141,498 1,370 2,142,868
Manufacturing total 337,183 1,648,060 5,115,429 3,393,322 700,531 2,635,177 1,427,724 528,871 1,336,516 17,122,813 31,080 17,153,893
Mining and manufacturing total 343,465 1,655,093 5,131,668 3,397,677 715,815 2,642,998 1,441,942 531,981 1,345,972 17,206,611 31,649 17,238,260
Others Railways 32,965 126,958 542,083 216,268 25,195 372,204 97,326 8,419 77,961 1,499,379 671 1,500,050
Ohters 57,994 175,730 1,057,750 258,079 46,205 369,487 111,297 42,062 164,499 2,283,103 36,649 2,319,752
Others Total 90,959 302,688 1,599,833 474,347 71,400 741,691 208,623 50,481 242,460 3,782,482 37,320 3,819,802
Grand Total 434,424 1,957,781 6,731,501 3,872,024 787,215 3,384,689 1,650,565 582,462 1,588,432 20,989,093 68,969 21,058,062
Change
on
Previous
Year
(%)
Industry Mining 114.9 87.0 94.5 82.4 103.3 92.3 97.6 92.9 104.4 97.2 98.4 97.2
Manufacturing Foodstuffs 97.8 96.7 100.4 100.2 103.0 101.7 99.1 105.1 102.9 100.4 109.8 100.5
Textiles 0.0 103.2 95.5 93.8 98.7 93.7 96.7 100.1 80.4 95.2   95.2
Paper & pulp 105.0 100.2 99.1 100.9 109.3 93.4 110.2 106.0 112.3 101.8 109.9 101.8
Chemicals 106.8 103.0 102.4 105.6 100.8 101.3 115.6 112.0 103.0 104.5 90.0 104.5
Oil/Coal 119.0 119.8 77.8 22.0 111.2 113.4 88.5 106.8 104.7 90.5 97.3 90.8
Rubber goods 89.1 110.4 90.2 104.1 94.0 104.2 104.7 99.8 99.7 99.8   99.8
Ceramics 87.8 106.7 102.8 100.8 103.5 103.5 107.0 114.3 104.3 103.1 103.8 103.1
Steel 120.0 98.3 106.2 103.7 117.2 110.9 94.5 117.7 92.4 103.9 110.6 103.9
Non-ferrous Metals 0.0 107.8 97.7 103.5 106.3 103.2 105.3 0.0 121.1 103.5 113.3 103.5
Machinery 105.4 106.1 103.3 105.4 108.0 103.0 107.5 104.6 110.2 105.2   105.2
Others 105.0 101.5 99.5 101.8 104.2 103.7 100.6 102.8 103.4 101.4 98.2 101.4
Manufacturing total 106.1 103.7 101.7 103.4 105.4 104.2 103.2 108.4 104.8 103.4 105.9 103.4
Mining and manufacturing total 106.3 103.6 101.7 103.4 105.3 104.2 103.1 108.3 104.8 103.4 105.8 103.4
Others Railways 98.9 103.1 100.6 105.2 106.0 101.9 102.2 103.0 105.0 102.1 789.4 102.2
Ohters 89.3 105.2 102.8 102.6 106.8 99.8 104.6 110.7 101.9 102.3 118.3 102.5
Others Total 92.5 104.3 102.1 103.7 106.5 100.8 103.4 109.4 102.9 102.2 120.1 102.4
Grand Total 103.1 103.7 101.8 103.4 105.4 103.4 103.2 108.4 104.5 103.2 113.1 103.2