Chongqing’s electricity goes green

The total power consumption of Chongqing in 2012 hit 54 billion KWH, according to Chongqing Electric Power Corp. on February 22, 2013, and 44.77% of which was clean energy generated from hydro and wind power. The figure is far above China’s average clean energy rate of 30%.

Chongqing Electric Power Corp. has saved 14 million tons of coal for electricity and reduced the emission of 20-25 million tons of CO2 as well as 50,000 tons of SO2 after the application of the clean energy.

Zhang Wenjing