Jan. 18, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China's electricity output grew 12.0% year on year to 460.37 terawatt hours last year, said the National Bureau of Statistics
In December alone, the country's electricity output was 403.8 TWhs, up 9.7% year on year.
The country consumed 4,700 TWhs of electricity last year, 11.7% more than that in 2010.
The State Electricity Regulatory Commission
said earlier that China may face a power shortage of about 26 gigawatt hours in the following months.
The country added 90 gigawatt hours of installed power capacity last year, which accumulated to 1.06 TWhs at the end of 2011, 9.3% more than that in 2010.