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
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

Topic |   China’s power crisis
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
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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