SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

May 08, 2008 06:00 ET

China's First-Quarter Decline in New Power Capacity Attributed to Severe Snowstorms, an Industrial Info News Alert

BEIJING--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In the first quarter of 2008, China installed 12.64 gigawatts (GW) of power, a decrease of about 600 megawatts (MW) compared with the same period last year, according to a China Electricity Council report released at the end of April. The decrease is attributed to the severe snowstorms that impacted southern China during the quarter.

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