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The effect of the economic crisis on the electricity consumption of the Central European regionPublished: 1 of December, 2009

In the second half of the last year, the economic crisis reached the countries of Central Eastern Europe including Hungary, which resulted in a significant fallback of industrial production and employment. In one of our prevoius article, we examined the effects of these events on the Hungarian electricity consumption. Considering the intensity of the regional power trade, we deem it justified to extend our analyses to the neighbouring countries as well, providing a clearer picture on the developments of electricity markets.