Power output growth targeted
The annual electricity output in the mainland is expected to grow to 1.4 billion megawatt hours by 2000. The Economic Daily said yesterday installed capacity would reach 290,000 MW by 2000. Installed capacity would be boosted to 500,000 MW by 2010 and 700,000 MW to 800,000 MW by 2020, it said. Beijing planned to set up a national power network by 2050, it said without giving further details.