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China's power generation rises in December

Xinhua | Updated: 2023-01-26 01:13

Two State Grid technicians check power transmission facilities in Chuzhou, Anhui province. [Photo by Song Weixing/For China Daily]

BEIJING - China's power generation rose 3 percent year-on-year to 757.9 billion kilowatt-hours in December 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.

For the whole year of 2022, total power generation increased by 2.2 percent year-on-year to reach 8.4 trillion kilowatt-hours, data revealed.

In breakdown, thermal power generation edged up 1.3 percent year-on-year in December, and hydropower output rose 3.6 percent from a year ago, NBS data showed.

Nuclear power generation expanded 6.6 percent year-on-year in December, while wind power output went up 15.4 percent compared to the same period last year.

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