Several mainland provinces announced electricity curbs on sectors with high energy intensity and emissions in mid-September, including economic powerhouses Guangdong and Zhejiang, triggering outages in factories and residential homes. Photo: Weibo
Several mainland provinces announced electricity curbs on sectors with high energy intensity and emissions in mid-September, including economic powerhouses Guangdong and Zhejiang, triggering outages in factories and residential homes. Photo: Weibo
Energy

Chinese power producers seen taking a hit from surging coal prices to meet winter demand with no sign of tariff hike

  • Shrinking stockpiles and near-record coal prices are likely to erode profits at electricity producers
  • Expectations are building up for a temporary tariff hike to alleviate the pain but analysts see no sign of that happening yet

Topic |   Energy
Several mainland provinces announced electricity curbs on sectors with high energy intensity and emissions in mid-September, including economic powerhouses Guangdong and Zhejiang, triggering outages in factories and residential homes. Photo: Weibo
Several mainland provinces announced electricity curbs on sectors with high energy intensity and emissions in mid-September, including economic powerhouses Guangdong and Zhejiang, triggering outages in factories and residential homes. Photo: Weibo
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