A woman buys groceries at a mini market using a gasoline generator to power a light bulb during a blackout in Shenyang, in Liaoning province, on September 29. Power cuts have disrupted manufacturing and daily life in China. Photo: AP
A woman buys groceries at a mini market using a gasoline generator to power a light bulb during a blackout in Shenyang, in Liaoning province, on September 29. Power cuts have disrupted manufacturing and daily life in China. Photo: AP
Hao Zhou
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Hao Zhou

China’s energy crunch and the high economic costs of going green

  • China’s coal supply has been constrained by carbon emission controls and tensions with Australia
  • Beijing may have to consider relaxing its control over electricity tariffs and reviewing its green policy

A woman buys groceries at a mini market using a gasoline generator to power a light bulb during a blackout in Shenyang, in Liaoning province, on September 29. Power cuts have disrupted manufacturing and daily life in China. Photo: AP
A woman buys groceries at a mini market using a gasoline generator to power a light bulb during a blackout in Shenyang, in Liaoning province, on September 29. Power cuts have disrupted manufacturing and daily life in China. Photo: AP
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