China's electricity consumption picks up
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- China's electricity consumption in September grew at a faster pace, adding to evidence of recovery in the broader economy, data showed Friday.
Electricity consumption rose 7.2 percent from one year earlier, up from the 6.4-percent increase in August, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA).
For the first nine months, electricity consumption totaled 4.7 trillion kilowatt hours, up 6.9 percent year on year, the NEA said.
Electricity use in the servi ...