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China sees accelerated power generation growth in Jan.-April

2021-05-24 13:56

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BEIJING, May 24 (Xinhua) -- China saw accelerated growth in power generation in the first four months of 2021, official data shows.

The country's power generation increased 16.8 percent year on year in the January-April period, rising to 2.53 trillion kilowatt-hours, data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows.

The figure rose 10.9 percent compared to the 2019 level, putting average growth for the January-April period at 5.3 percent for 2020 and 2021.

In April alone, China generated 623 billion kilowatt-hours of power, up 11 percent year on year, and the average daily power generation came in at 20.77 billion kilowatt-hours.

In April, thermal power increased 12.5 percent year on year, while wind-generated power surged 21.1 percent year on year, the data shows.
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