Czech firms report one-fifth lower gas consumption in 2022

Czech companies used almost one-fifth less natural gas year-on-year in 2022, according to data released on Tuesday by the Czech Statistics Office, which drew on information from firms with 20 or more employees.

Consumption of hard coal also fell last year, by about a tenth, while brown coal consumption rose. Companies used slightly less electricity than in 2021.

Author: Ian Willoughby