China Northwest Grid new energy power output hits new high over Jan-Sep

2017-10-13 08:30:00 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

China's Northwest Grid logged a new high of new energy power output in the first three quarters this year, according to the company.


Output of electricity fueled by new energies totaled 83.33 TWh in five provinces of northwestern China over January-September of 2017, even higher than 81.12 TWh recorded in 2016.


The volume, accounting for 19.2% of its total power output, was 38.2% higher than the year-ago level.


The curtailment of new energy power generation stood at 21.5 TWh in the first nine months this year, down 18.8% year on year, while curtailment rate also slowed to 20.5% during the period, compared with 30.5% a year earlier.


(Writing by Tammy Yang   Editing by Jessie Jia)
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