Guangdong’s industrial sector – much of which is highly automated – must pay more for electricity during peak hours amid a national power crisis. Photo: Iris Ouyang
Guangdong’s industrial sector – much of which is highly automated – must pay more for electricity during peak hours amid a national power crisis. Photo: Iris Ouyang

China power crisis: Guangdong raising electricity prices for industrial users by 25 per cent in peak hours

  • Move by southern manufacturing hub could trigger other provinces to raise power prices in the coming weeks, but households and non-industrial businesses may stay exempt
  • Coal shortage and attempts to meet carbon emissions targets have resulted in power-rationing measures being imposed in most of China’s provincial jurisdictions

Topic |   China’s power crisis
Guangdong’s industrial sector – much of which is highly automated – must pay more for electricity during peak hours amid a national power crisis. Photo: Iris Ouyang
Guangdong’s industrial sector – much of which is highly automated – must pay more for electricity during peak hours amid a national power crisis. Photo: Iris Ouyang
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