NZ consumed 7.4% less energy in 2020 than in 2019

In 2020, New Zealand consumed 7.4% less energy than in 2019, likely due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on economic activities and travel. However, energy consumption in the residential sector was the highest since 2009, most likely as people were spending more time at home during and after COVID-19 lockdowns.

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