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2018 Power production stats (preliminary)

Published on: January 18, 2019

Original title: 国家能源局发布2018年全国电力工业统计数据
Links: Source document (in Chinese) (link).


National power industry statistics table

Indicator Unit Annual total
Amount Increase
National total power consumption GWh 6,844,900 8.5
Of which: primary industry power cons. GWh 72,800 9.8
Secondary industry power cons. GWh 4,723,500 7.2
Industrial power cons. GWh 4,645,600 7.1
Tertiary industry power cons. GWh 1,080,100 12.7
Household power cons. GWh 968,500 10.4
Total installed capacity MW 1,899,670 6.5
Of which: Hydropower MW 352,260 2.5
Thermal power MW 1,143,670 3
Nuclear power MW 44,660 24.7
Wind power (grid-connected) MW 184,260 12.4
Solar power (grid-connected) MW 174,630 33.9
Coal consumption, net, (as standard coal equivalent) in power plants 6 MW and above g/kWh 308 -1.8
Transmission and distribution losses % 6.21 -0.3
Power plant productivity (full load hours; 6 MW+ power plant avg.) hours 3,862 73
Of which:Hydro power hours 3,613 16
Thermal power hours 4,361 143
Power infrastructure investment Million RMB 272,100 -6.2
Of which: Hydropower Million RMB 67,400 8.4
Thermal power Million RMB 77,700 -9.4
Nuclear power Million RMB 43,700 -3.8
Power grid infrastructure investment Million RMB 537,300 0.6
Installed generation capacity, additions MW 124,390 -4.6
Of which:Hydro power MW 8,540 -33.7
Thermal power MW 41,190 -7.5
Substation capacity (>220 kV), additions MVA 220,820 -8.9
Transmission line length (>220 kV), additions km 41,035 -0.9


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