Electricity consumption in China grew by 3.6 per cent in 2022 to 8.6 trillion kilowatt-hour compared to a year earlier, while power supply increased 7.8 per cent to 2.56 billion kilowatts compared to 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Electricity consumption in China grew by 3.6 per cent in 2022 to 8.6 trillion kilowatt-hour compared to a year earlier, while power supply increased 7.8 per cent to 2.56 billion kilowatts compared to 2021. Photo: Xinhua

China’s economic recovery expected to drive rising demand for power

  • China Electricity Council forecasts growth but warns of uncertainties in consumption and supply, including extreme weather
  • Power crunches are likely to continue to occur in some areas at peak periods, as supply-demand balance remains tight

Electricity consumption in China grew by 3.6 per cent in 2022 to 8.6 trillion kilowatt-hour compared to a year earlier, while power supply increased 7.8 per cent to 2.56 billion kilowatts compared to 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Electricity consumption in China grew by 3.6 per cent in 2022 to 8.6 trillion kilowatt-hour compared to a year earlier, while power supply increased 7.8 per cent to 2.56 billion kilowatts compared to 2021. Photo: Xinhua
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