North Macedonia, Government introduced electricity saving measures

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The Government of North Macedonia has adopted measures aimed to reduce electricity consumption by up to 15 %.

Recommendations are provided for households and companies, while specific obligations are introduced for state institutions, which must be complied with, otherwise penalties will be applied.

Minister of Economy Kreshnik Bekteshi said that the measures will come into force on 1 September and will be valid until 31 March 2023, adding that the goal is to reduce electricity consumption by 15 % compared to the same month last year.

Some of the recommendations to state institutions include turning off the decorative lighting on the facades of public objects and cultural monuments, turning off lamps when there is enough daylight, air conditioners not to cool below 27 degrees, and in the heating season not to heat higher than 20 degrees, turn off the computers after work, regularly change the filters of the heating elements and air conditioners, print only the necessary materials, replace the existing windows and doors with energy efficient ones.