Electricity shortages have crippled industrial output in China. Photo: Reuters
Electricity shortages have crippled industrial output in China. Photo: Reuters

China’s power crisis: Beijing draws up plans to increase coal output, lower energy prices as temperatures plunge

  • China’s power crunch has already had an impact on the economy and raised concerns ahead of the winter heating season, which has started early in some provinces
  • Thermal coal futures hit an all-time high on Tuesday, but senior officials have promised to increase coal production and lower energy prices

Topic |   China’s power crisis
Electricity shortages have crippled industrial output in China. Photo: Reuters
Electricity shortages have crippled industrial output in China. Photo: Reuters
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