Sichuan: Power crunch in Sichuan adds to industry’s woes in China, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Sichuan extends industrial power cuts to some industrial users to Aug. 25 from an original end date of Aug. 20. This is the first time the province has initiated a top-level emergency response after introducing an energy supply contingency plan in January. The power shortage adds another challenge to companies already contending with the country’s adherence to Covid Zero.
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3 months ago

Caixin: China's Sichuan extends power curbs until Aug.25 as heatwave drags on: Caixin, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

China's Sichuan province extends curbs on industrial power consumers until Aug. 25. Province trying to deal with dwindling hydropower output and surging household electricity demand. Temperatures continue to linger at around 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) State weather forecasters issued a heat red alert for the 11th consecutive day on Monday.
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3 months ago

China's Sichuan extends power curbs until Aug.25 as heatwave drags on - Caixin

China's Sichuan province will extend curbs on industrial power consumers until Aug. 25 as it tries to deal with dwindling hydropower output and surging household electricity demand following a long heatwave. Temperatures continue to linger at around 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit)
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3 months ago

Power crunch in Sichuan province adds to manufacturers' woes in China

The Chinese province of Sichuan activated its highest emergency response on Sunday to deal with ‘extremely outstanding” power supply deficiencies. Extreme high temperatures and low precipitation since July, along with record electricity demand, have caused gaps in power supply, the province said in a statement on Sunday. The local government vowed to minimise the impact of the power shortage on economic growth, industrial production and households.
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3 months ago

Sichuan power crunch now a top emergency - Taipei Times

Hottest, driest summer since Chinese records began 61 years ago has wilted crops and left reservoirs at half of their normal water level. Sichuan is one of China’s most populous provinces and a key manufacturing hub for electronic vehicle cells and solar panels.
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3 months ago

China Heatwave: Chinese city dims lights in heatwave power crunch - The Economic Times

Sichuan province has dimmed outdoor advertisements, subway lighting and building signs to save energy. The mercury has soared beyond 40 degrees Celsius this week, fueling massive demand for air conditioning and drying up reservoirs in a region reliant on dams for most of its electricity. Factories including a joint venture with Japanese car giant Toyota have been forced to halt work, while millions in another city Dazhou grappled with rolling power cuts.
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3 months ago

Apple: Apple supplier BOE, others say operations hit by Sichuan power rationing

Supplier will make adjustments at its operations indue to power rationing in the region, it said in a stock market filing. It said that it was communicating with authorities and expected no major impact on its overall operating performance.
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3 months ago

China floods leave at least 12 dead, thousands evacuated

Flash floods in southwest and northwest china have left at least a dozen dead. In the southwestern province of Sichuan, at least six people have died and another 12 are missing. The flooding adds to economic woes brought on partly by stringent "zero-COVID" measures restricting travel.
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4 months ago

China renews 'blue alert' as torrential rains expected across various parts of country

A blue alert for rainstorms was renewed on Tuesday after China's National Meteorological Center predicted heavy rainfall across various parts of the country. The regions that are likely to witness rainstorms include Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong, Gansu, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Henan, and Sichuan. Heavy rainfall of up to 130 mm may lash several regions across China.
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4 months ago

Chinese Man Who Complained of Blood in Urine Discovers He Has Ovaries, Uterus

Chen Li, from China's Sichuan province, identified as a male all his life. During puberty, he underwent surgery to treat his irregular urination problem and since then, he had been noticing blood in his urine every month. Li suffered from the condition for more than 20 years but could never figure out the cause. Last year, he went for a checkup following abdominal discomfort but learned that he had female reproductive organs.
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5 months ago

Car escapes landslide just in time in China

A car driver escaped a landslide in China’s southwestern Sichuan province just in the nick of time as debris from a mountain landed on the highway it was travelling. A video showing the car driver’�s swift James Bond-like get away from the havoc has surfaced online. The landslide is said to have been caused because of the fickle weather in recent weeks.
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5 months ago