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2016 detailed electricity statistics

Published on: January 20, 2017

Original title: 2016年全国电力工业统计快报数据一览表
Links: Original CN (link). Same statistics for (2016) (2015) (2014) (2013) (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009) (2008) (2007) (2006).

[Note: Growth of 'Other thermal' includes that of biomass power generation. No statistics for 2016 are currently available, but this was 57.8 TWh in 2015 (link)]

 

2016 National electric power industry statistics

Indicator Unit 2015 2016 Year-on-Year change (±, %, pc. point)
Power production GWh 5,693,800 5,989,700 5.2
Hydro power GWh 1,111,700 1,180,700 6.2
Of which:Pumped storage GWh 15,800 30,600 94
Thermal power GWh 4,186,800 4,288,600 2.4
Of which:Coal-fired (incl. coal gangue) GWh 3,853,900 3,905,800 1.3
Gas GWh 166,900 188,100 12.7
Nuclear power GWh 171,400 213,200 24.4
Wind power GWh 185,300 241,000 30.1
Solar power GWh 38,500 66,200 72
Total power cons. GWh 5,637,300 5,919,800 5
Primary industry GWh 102,000 107,500 5.3
Secondary industry GWh 4,092,800 4,210,800 2.9
Of which:Industry GWh 4,023,100 4,138,300 2.9
Of which:Light industry GWh 671,900 701,600 4.4
Heavy industry GWh 3,351,100 3,436,700 2.6
Tertiary industry GWh 715,900 796,100 11.2
Household power cons. GWh 726,600 805,400 10.8
Installed generation capacity MW 1,521,210 1,645,750 8.2
Hydro power MW 319,530 332,110 3.9
Of which:Pumped storage MW 23,030 26,690 15.9
Thermal power MW 1,000,500 1,053,880 5.3
Of which:Coal-fired (incl. coal gangue) MW 895,060 942,590 5.3
Gas MW 66,030 70,080 6.1
Nuclear power MW 27,170 33,640 23.8
Wind power MW 131,300 148,640 13.2
Solar power MW 42,630 77,420 81.6
Transmission line length (>220 kV) km 607,643 642,389 5.7
Of which:DC part km 25,429 28,254 11.1
Of which:±800 kV km 10,580 12,300 16.3
±660 kV km 1,336 1,336 0
±500 kV km 11,872 12,977 9.3
±400 kV km 1,640 1,640 0
Of which:AC part km 582,213 614,135 5.5
Of which:1000 kV km 3,114 7,366 136.6
750 kV km 15,665 17,478 11.6
500 kV km 157,984 165,992 5.1
330 kV km 26,811 28,336 5.7
220 kV km 378,639 394,962 4.3
Public transformer capacity (>220 kV) MVA 3,154,080 3,415,640 8.3
Of which:DC part MVA 183,830 213,130 15.9
Of which:±800 kV MVA 31,800 49,020 54.2
±500 kV MVA 152,030 164,110 7.9
Of which:AC part MVA 2,970,250 3,202,510 7.8
Of which:1000 kV MVA 57,000 108,000 89.5
750 kV MVA 108,500 127,100 17.1
500 kV MVA 1,068,570 1,141,630 6.8
330 kV MVA 93,640 98,440 5.1
220 kV MVA 1,642,540 1,727,340 5.2
Newly installed generation capacity MW 131,840 120,610 -8.5
Hydro power MW 13,750 11,740 -14.6
Of which:Pumped storage MW 920 3,740 306.5
Thermal power MW 66,780 48,360 -27.6
Of which:Coal-fired (incl. coal gangue) MW 54,020 38,120 -29.4
Gas MW 6,960 2,620 -62.4
Nuclear power MW 6,120 7,200 17.7
Wind power MW 31,390 18,730 -40.3
Solar power MW 13,800 34,590 150.6
Transmission line length (>220 kV), additions km 33,248 34,906 5
Of which:DC part km 2,863
Of which:±800 kV km 1,720
±500 kV km 1,143
Of which:AC part km 33,248 32,043 -3.6
Of which:1000 kV km 5 4,252 84940
750 kV km 1,639 1,813 10.6
500 kV km 7,389 7,410 0.3
330 kV km 2,162 1,525 -29.4
220 kV km 22,054 17,043 -22.7
Newly installed converter capacity MW 2,500 26,400 956
Of which:±800 kV MW 2,500 16,000 540
±500 kV MW 10,400
Substation capacity (>220 kV), additions MVA 219,020 243,360 11.1
1000 kV MVA 51,000
750 kV MVA 35,700 18,600 -47.9
500 kV MVA 88,800 77,150 -13.1
330 kV MVA 6,420 4,800 -25.2
220 kV MVA 88,100 91,810 4.2
Completed investment in electric power projects Million RMB 857,600 885,500 3.3
Of which:Completed investment in power generation Million RMB 393,600 342,900 -12.9
Of which:Hydro power Million RMB 78,900 61,200 -22.4
Thermal power Million RMB 116,300 117,400 0.9
Nuclear power Million RMB 56,500 50,600 -10.5
Wind power Million RMB 120,000 89,600 -25.3
Of which:Completed investment in power grid Million RMB 464,000 542,600 16.9
Coal consumption, net, (as standard coal equivalent) in power plants 6 MW and above g/kWh 315 312 -3
Power plant productivity (full load hours; 6 MW+ power plant avg.) hours 3,988 3,785 -203
Hydro power hours 3,590 3,621 31
Thermal power hours 4,364 4,165 -199
Nuclear power hours 7,403 7,042 -361
Wind power hours 1,724 1,742 18
Transmission loss rate % 6.62 6.47 -0.16

Note:1. Power production, total electricity consumption and generation capacity data are industry statistics totals from the China Electricity Council。
2. Wind and solar power generation and generation capacity statistics are for grid-connected capacity。
3. Due to differences in statistical standards, confirmation of moment of grid connection, and other reasons, there are certain discrepancies in data on total and newly installed generation capacity。
4. Data for Xinjiang Autonomous Region based on statistical collection methods used by the Xinjiang Electric Power Company; national totals and data over the same period last year are adjusted accordingly。
5. Completed investment data are projects included in the CEC power industry statistics for large power companies。

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