China’s energy hunger abates as economy slows

Monday, 07 February 2022

High coal and gas prices combined with a cooling economy will lower China’s electricity hunger this year, partly reversing 2021’s staggering 10.3% growth. The Asian powerhouse consumed 8,312.8 TWh of electricity in 2021, National Energy Administration data shows and analysts expect electricity demand growth to slow to 4.5% for the years through 2024.

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