Zhejiang province in eastern China consumed 44.1 TWh of electricity in September, rising 6.6% from the preceding year, local authorities said recently.
Of that, about 37.5 TWh was supplied by major power plants, 8.4% higher than the year-ago level, data showed.
From January to September, the electricity consumption in the province reached 353.2 TWh, inching up 0.9% year on year, with 299.2 TWh supplied by major power plants, data showed.
The highest power load was registered at 71.28 GW in September, lower than the year-to-date high of 81.47 GW, which was also 8.82% higher than the peak load last year.
During the first nine months, Zhejiang's power generation declined 1.5% year on year to 261 TWh, with about 24.98 TWh contributed by power plants with capacity at 6 MW and above.
(Writing by Rebecca Liu Editing by Tammy Yang)
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