The Challenges Facing Guangdong's Electric Power Sector
Article from: OGEL Archive issue , in Electricity Law and Regulation
Guangdong Province has led China in economic growth since the market reforms started in the late 1970s. For more than a decade, this growth was constrained by severe shortage of power supply. Following the central government's electricity sector policy change in the mid-1980s, Guangdong's power sector expanded rapidly. At present, Guangdong's electric industry is China's most developed power market judged by per capita installed capacity and per capita electricity consumption. In spite of this achievement, however, the balance between supply and demand is achieved ...