CHINA China's State Grid sees record power transmission capacity

CHINA

China's State Grid sees record power transmission capacity

China Daily

19:46, August 15, 2020

5f37ba30a3109daf3521ca52.jpegTwo State Grid technicians check power transmission facilities in Chuzhou, Anhui province. (Photo: China Daily)

BEIJING -- The State Grid Corporation of China said its cross-region and cross-province power transmission hit a record high this summer as the country's economy further recovers.

During the summer season, State Grid's maximum capacity of cross-region electricity transfer reached 92.08 million kW, an increase of 14.11 million kW from the highest level in 2019, said the company.

Meanwhile, its maximum capacity of cross-province electricity transfer added 6.84 million kW from the highest level in 2019 to 80.5 million kW.

The growth indicated the country's accelerated pace of social and economic recovery, the company said.

Amid effective epidemic prevention and control, China reported consecutive growths in power consumption as business activities and living orders were further restored.

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