US News: China: In full heat wave, part of the country rations electricity for professionals

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 The third heat wave extends, a scorching peak expected at the weekend © Copyright 2022, L'Obs The heat wave which touches France will continue next week, accompanied by rainy thunderstorms in the Mountain massifs and in Corsica, with a scorching peak expected Friday in most of the country, said Météo France on Sunday August 7.

the province dependent at 80 % of hydraulic dams to produce its electricity, 19 cities in Sichuan have ordered factories and companies to suspend their activity

Un pylône électrique en Chine (illustration). © CFOTO/SIPA USA/SIPA An electric pylon in China (illustration). Restrictions - The province dependent at 80% of hydraulic dams to produce its electricity, 19 cities in Sichuan have ordered factories and businesses to suspend their

activity in Chine must tighten your energy belt. The country rations electricity for professionals in the southwest, due to the strong who shoot on demand, when hydroelectric installations are affected by the weakness of the watercourses.

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In Sichuan, temperatures regularly exceed 40 ° C in recent days, which leads to an almost systematic air conditioning appeal to refresh the 84 million inhabitants. To produce its

, the province depends 80 % of hydraulic dams. But the region's rivers are dried, according to the Chinese ministry for water resources.

Individuals are not affected

to save electricity, 19 cities in Sichuan have therefore ordered factories and companies to suspend their activity, according to an opinion published on Sunday and relayed by official media. In force until Saturday, the measure does not however concern individuals. Some companies can nevertheless operate with limited capacity for specific needs. In addition, in the east, the coastal provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangsu, as well as Anhui also imposed a rationing of electricity for professionals.

The Sichuan is a key region in China for the manufacture of lithium, a metal present in the electric batteries. A factory operated by the Taiwanese giant of electronics Foxconn, the main supplier of the American Apple

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, notably suspended its production. As a result of restrictions: lithium production should be reduced by at least 1,200 tonnes, which makes Lithium carbonate leak, underlines analyst Susan Zou, from the specialized firm Rystad Energy.

The climatic disruption pointed out

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Gone behind the numbers #124-heating types: Where the gas hammer strikes the hardest .
© provided by Wirtschaftswoche Photo: Dpadata portal copyright = Many consumers suffer from the enormously increased gas prices. However, a look at the regions shows that the load affects very different many people depending on the location. If you heat with gas, it is not easy at the moment. Gas prices have risen sharply since the beginning of the year and are likely to do this even more in the coming winter. In addition, there will be the new gas surcharge of 2.4 cents per kilowatt hour, whic

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