China 2020 Electricity Production Increased Despite Pandemic

In November, 2020, China’s power generation was 641.9 billion kwh, an increase of 6.8 percent year-on-year. The average daily power generation was 21.4 billion kwh, with a month on month increase of 1.74 billion kwh. From January to November, power generation reached 6,682.4 billion kwh, up 2.0 percent year on year.

From January to October, 2020, China’s power generation reached 6,028.8 billion kwh, up 1.4 percent year on year. In October, the power generation was 609.4 billion kwh, an increase of 4.6 percent year-on-year.

In November, 2020, China’s Steel production was 117.34 million tons, an increase of 10.8 percent; cement was 243.3 million tons, an increase of 7.7 percent; ten kinds of non-ferrous metals was 5.49 million tons, an increase of 6.1 percent; ethylene was 1.98 million tons, an increase of 11.6 percent; automobile was 2.783 million vehicles, an increase of 8.1 percent, including 207 thousand new energy vehicles, an increase of 99.0 percent.

Nuclear Energy generation increased 5% in 2020 over 2019. China’s nuclear energy production was 331 TWh for the first 11 months of 2020. China generated 349 TWh in 2019 and is on track to generate 367 TWh in 2020.

SOURCES- National Bureau of China Statistics
Written By Brian Wang.