Chart of the week | Energy demand falls amid coronavirus outbreak

Since the government imposed restrictions on movement in the UK on 24 March, demand for power has fallen around 11% March 2019 levels. Comparatively, demand for gas has been less affected due to the dominance of the domestic heating market on gas demand.

In this Chart of the week, we look at the timeline of the COVID-19 outbreak. We use this to consider the impact of milestone events on the daily gas and power consumption in the UK.

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