More than 20 provinces in China have introduced power rationing. Photo: Reuters
More than 20 provinces in China have introduced power rationing. Photo: Reuters

The local government failures behind China’s power crisis

  • Rather than overhauling industry, grass-roots officials resorted to old ways when they were told to rein in energy use
  • The resulting disruptions to supplies prompt a blast from the Communist Party

Topic |   China’s power crisis
More than 20 provinces in China have introduced power rationing. Photo: Reuters
More than 20 provinces in China have introduced power rationing. Photo: Reuters
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