Social media users posted pictures of lights and air-conditioners being shut off in workplaces during during a power crisis in China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Weibo
Social media users posted pictures of lights and air-conditioners being shut off in workplaces during during a power crisis in China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Weibo

China’s power crisis in Sichuan sparks widespread rationing amid ‘crazy hot’ conditions

  • Homes, malls and offices go dark in Sichuan’s Dazhou city after provincial government says ‘leave power for the people’
  • Sichuan was mostly spared from nationwide power cuts in 2021 that resulted from a lack of coal, but droughts are now crippling the hydroelectric power supply that the province depends on

Social media users posted pictures of lights and air-conditioners being shut off in workplaces during during a power crisis in China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Weibo
Social media users posted pictures of lights and air-conditioners being shut off in workplaces during during a power crisis in China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Weibo
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