A summer heatwave in China has driven electricity demand to record levels. Photo: Reuters
A summer heatwave in China has driven electricity demand to record levels. Photo: Reuters

China expands power restrictions as heatwave drives demand to record levels

  • Major manufacturing hubs such as Jiangsu and Anhui have introduced power restrictions on some steel mills and copper plants
  • Guangdong, Sichuan and Chongqing city have all recently broken power use records and also imposed electricity restrictions

A summer heatwave in China has driven electricity demand to record levels. Photo: Reuters
A summer heatwave in China has driven electricity demand to record levels. Photo: Reuters
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