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China's power generation up 2.8% in March

Xinhua | April 22, 2024

Power generation of China's major electricity production enterprises went up 2.8 percent year on year in March 2024, official data showed.

Total power output of these firms reached 747.7 billion kilowatt-hours last month, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

A breakdown of the data revealed that the output of solar power increased by 15.8 percent year on year, while that of wind power rose 16.8 percent.

The output of thermal power and hydropower climbed 0.5 percent and 3.1 percent, respectively, on a yearly basis, according to the NBS.