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China Electricity Consumption Surges 40% in Jan
Feb 23,2010 11:14CST
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BEIJING, Feb. 23 -- China's power use reached 353.1 billion kWh in January, up 40.14% year on year or 2.7% month on month, according to the latest statistics released by the National Energy Administration.

Last month, primary industry consumed 7 billion kWh of power, 23.5% more than in the same period of last year. The power use of secondary industry during the same period jumped 45.99% year on year to 262.4 billion kWh, while that of tertiary industry rose 25.61% from a year earlier to 39.8 billion kWh.

Residents in the urban and rural areas consumed 44 billion kWh of electricity, 25.9% more than in the same period of last year.

China's electricity consumption was 3.64 trillion kWh in 2009, up 5.96% year on year, according to an earlier report from China Knowledge.

 

 
 
 
 

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