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UPDATED: Hunan, Zhejiang and Jiangxi provinces suffering power cuts as cold snap boosts demand, coal supply tightens

Last updated on December 18, 2020

China’s electricity supply shortage this winter has led to power rationing in Hunan, Zhejiang and Jiangxi provinces, as a harsh winter drives people to turn up the heating and power generation from renewable sources such as solar and wind.

The country's state planner said on Thursday that China's power supply capacity was “generally sufficient” after cold temperatures in southern regions brought a spike in demand and restrictions on usage, according to the official Xinhua . . .

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