EnergyCents- Ep 55: Energy rations: China seeks balance ahead of seasonal spike in power demand


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The Chinese saying, 摸着石头过河, translates roughly in English to “touching the stones to cross the river” and describes the need to embrace an often-indirect path to reach a known destination. The saying is relevant this autumn as planners look to the other side of a power shortage affecting more than two-thirds of China’s provinces. IHS Markit’s Jenny Yang and Lara Dong, both experts China gas and power markets, join EnergyCents this week to discuss what’s led to the current shortage of electricity in China, and how we should expect the situation to evolve as planners prepare for a seasonal increase in demand.

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