Premier Li Keqiang says China’s power supply shortage is its ‘biggest energy insecurity’, as rolling blackouts have affected much of the country in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua
Premier Li Keqiang says China’s power supply shortage is its ‘biggest energy insecurity’, as rolling blackouts have affected much of the country in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua

China power crisis: Premier Li warns provinces not to ‘jump the gun’ by cutting electricity to homes

  • China’s No 2 figure, Li Keqiang, reinforces importance of energy security, but says cutting power is not only way to meet carbon-emission targets
  • Comments come at a high-level meeting of the National Energy Commission as nation struggles to address a widespread power shortage that is affecting livelihoods and threatening economic growth

Premier Li Keqiang says China’s power supply shortage is its ‘biggest energy insecurity’, as rolling blackouts have affected much of the country in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua
Premier Li Keqiang says China’s power supply shortage is its ‘biggest energy insecurity’, as rolling blackouts have affected much of the country in recent weeks. Photo: Xinhua
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