China's installed power generation capacity up 9.5% in January-August

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China's installed power generation capacity increased 9.5% year on year in the first eight months to 2.28 billion kilowatts, according to the National Energy Administration.

Specifically, the installed capacity of wind power jumped 33.8% year on year to about 300 million kilowatts, while that of solar power increased 24.6% to 280 million kilowatts.

China's electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, totaled 5.5 trillion kWh in the January-August period, up 13.8% year on year, the administration's data also showed.

The country has announced that it will strive to peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060.

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