Shanghai's power consumption increased 1.9% year-on-year to 14.25 TWh in December, showed data from the city's economic planning body recently.
The residential segment consumed 1.46 TWh of electricity in the month, up 4.7% from the year-ago level.
For the non-residential segment, the primary industries – mainly the agricultural sector – consumed 30 GWh of electricity in the same period, decreasing 2.4% from the previous year.
The secondary industries – mainly the industrial sector – consumed 7.54 TWh, increasing 2.1% year on year.
Power consumption by tertiary industries – mainly the service sector – rose 7.6% on the year to 5.22 TWh.
The maximum load of the city's power consumption was 23.37 GW in December, down 8.5% from the preceding year, and 31.32 GW across the year, a 1.2% rise from 2018.
In 2019, Shanghai concumped 156.86 TWh of power, a 0.1% rise on the year.
(Writing by Alex Guo Editing by Tammy Yang)
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