PVTIME – Official data released on March 16 showed that China's power
generation decreased in the first two months of this year, down 8.2 percent
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, electricity
output hit about 1.03 trillion kilowatt-hours during this period.
A breakdown of the data showed a sharp decline of
hydropower electricity generation, which fell 11.9 percent year-on-year.
Coal-fired electricity generation went down 8.9 percent,
while solar power climbed 12 percent year-on-year.
In the first two months, nuclear and wind power generation
saw a decline of 2.2 percent and 0.2 percent, respectively.