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China power output down 2% in July: NBS

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-08-12 15:50

BEIJING - China's electricity output fell two percent year on year to 509 billion kilowatt-hours in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday.

The total electricity output in Jan-July reached more than 3.2 trillion kilowatt-hours, up 0.4 percent year on year, according to the NBS.

Thermal power output in Jan-July reached 2.5 trillion kilowatt-hours, down three percent year on year, while hydropower output grew 9.6 percent in the past seven months to reach 534 billion kilowatt-hours.

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