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Published: 16:29, October 18, 2021
China's power generation up 4.9% in September
By Xinhua
Published:16:29, October 18, 2021 By Xinhua

Aerial photo taken on April 27, 2021 shows staff members working at the 500-KV Jinshan electricity substation in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. (LIU CHAN / XINHUA)

BEIJING - China's power generation stood at 675.1 billion kilowatt-hours (KWh) in September, up 4.9 percent year on year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday.

The September power generation was 10.5 percent higher than the same period in 2019

The growth rate was 4.7 percentage points faster than the previous month.

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The September power generation was 10.5 percent higher than the same period in 2019.

In the first nine months, China's power generation stood at 6.0721 trillion KWh, up 10.7 percent year on year and 11.6 percent higher than the same period in 2019.

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In terms of categories, the growth rate of thermal power and wind power generation accelerated in September, while nuclear and solar power generation slowed down in September.

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