Chongqing household power consumption declines

Chongqing Electric Power Corp.(the Corporation) issued the change of household power consumption after the implementation of multi-step electricity prices in July, 2012, on February 22, 2013. The average consumption amount hit 199 KWH in 2012, down 9.5% year on year.

The execution of multi-step electricity prices policy does promote the electricity conservation and bring about the substantial effects from the statistics aspect. And the total power consumption was 6 billion KWH in 2012, declined by 98 million KWH on year-on-year basis for the household consumers with one electricity measuing meter per family, according to the principal of the Corporation.

Zhang Wenjing