Zhejiang’s peak load is equivalent to almost five times the energy produced by China’s largest hydropower station, the Three Gorges. Photo: Xinhua Zhejiang’s peak load is equivalent to almost five times the energy produced by China’s largest hydropower station, the Three Gorges. Photo: Xinhua
Zhejiang’s peak load is equivalent to almost five times the energy produced by China’s largest hydropower station, the Three Gorges. Photo: Xinhua

China’s coal prices pushed toward record level as electricity consumption soars amid rising temperatures

  • The power load in the eastern province of Zhejiang near Shanghai surpassed 100 million kilowatt-hour on Tuesday for the first time
  • Electricity usage also hit records in Jiangsu and the southern region of Guangdong, where temperatures have reached as high as 37 degrees Celsius

Topic |   China economy
Zhejiang’s peak load is equivalent to almost five times the energy produced by China’s largest hydropower station, the Three Gorges. Photo: Xinhua Zhejiang’s peak load is equivalent to almost five times the energy produced by China’s largest hydropower station, the Three Gorges. Photo: Xinhua
Zhejiang’s peak load is equivalent to almost five times the energy produced by China’s largest hydropower station, the Three Gorges. Photo: Xinhua
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