China’s electricity usage increases 3.8% and is on track to 5540 Terawatt hours

China consumed 450.8 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity in October, up 3.1 percent from a year earlier, data from the National Energy Administration showed. Over the first 10 months, power consumption increased 3.8 percent on the year to 4.5484 trillion kWh, the administration said.

China’s electricity usage grew 7.5% in 2013 to 5.322 trillion kilowatt hours
China’s 2012 power consumption increased by 5.5% yoy to 4,960 TWh

Maintaining a 3.8% increase would mean 5.544 trillion kwh in 2014