China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, used for heating, cooking, electricity generation and steel making. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, used for heating, cooking, electricity generation and steel making. Photo: Reuters

5 things you need to know about China’s power crisis

  • China has been dealing with power rationing and blackouts since September due to Beijing’s determination to cut emissions and surging prices
  • The power crunch has already had an impact on the economy and has raised concerns ahead of the winter heating season

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China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, used for heating, cooking, electricity generation and steel making. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, used for heating, cooking, electricity generation and steel making. Photo: Reuters
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