Workers of grid operator China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province in May 2018. Photo: Reuters Workers of grid operator China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province in May 2018. Photo: Reuters
Workers of grid operator China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province in May 2018. Photo: Reuters
Energy

China rations electricity supply in southern manufacturing regions as heatwave, economic revival fuel peak consumption

  • China Southern Power Grid posted record peak-capacity loading of over 200 gigawatts in the past three weeks, company said in statement on WeChat
  • Rationing frequency has doubled to two days a week, forcing owners to keep factories running on weekends or resort to diesel generators

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Workers of grid operator China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province in May 2018. Photo: Reuters Workers of grid operator China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province in May 2018. Photo: Reuters
Workers of grid operator China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province in May 2018. Photo: Reuters
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