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Electricity generation and distribution, 1966 to 1980

in '000 kilowatt hours 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Maximum Installed Capacity of Plants (KW) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12,100 14,700 14,700 14,600 14,788 12,600
Total Generated (kWh '000) 7,714 .. .. .. 16 933 24,520 30,198 35,048 38,110 39,749 44,853 49,880 56,656 60,750 58,364
USAGE
Domestic Consumers (No.) 4,020 .. .. .. 6,970 8,426 9,937 9,823 10,303 10,865 10,963 11,540 12,412 13,256 13,381
Domestic Usage(in '000 kilowatt hours) 1,986 .. .. .. 4,592 5,702 6,919 8,271 8,603 8,674 9,217 8,047 11,320 12,980 12,112
Commercial Consumers (No.) 347 .. .. .. 835 960 1,056 1,024 1,157 1,214 1,230 1,426 1,475 1,519 1,573
Commercial Usage(in '000 kilowatt hours) 2,591 .. .. .. 6,221 10,884 14,205 17,795 18,372 17,558 18,992 21,759 24,181 27,760 25,778
Industrial Consumers (No.) 26 .. .. .. 43 45 56 56 60 63 62 69 69 71 68
Industrial Usage(in '000 kilowatt hours) 1,975 .. .. .. 3,012 3,138 3,776 3,805 4,968 5,686 6,246 6,725 7,708 7,940 7,157
Street Lighting (Qty) .. .. .. .. 278* 348* 390* 443* 490* 714* 723* 758* 795* 900* 959*
Loss In Transmission (Qty) .. .. .. .. 2,830* 3,532* 3,874* 3,346* 3,693* 5,716* 7,126* 8,548* 9,962* 8,390* 9,617*
Internal Use (Qty) .. .. .. .. 916* 1034* 1,308* 1,791* 2,373* 2,549* 2,443* 2,689* 2,780* 2,740*
Revenue ('000 $) .. .. .. .. 1,301 1,753 2,360 3,163 4,735 (1) 4,801 (1) 6,682 (1) 8,310 (1) 9,277 (1) 12,940 (1) 16,600 (1)
Note: Commercial includes Hotels
(1) data includes Surcharge
* in kilowatt hours
.. Not available for a specific reference period
Source: Saint Lucia Electricity Services Ltd.

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