The power supply coal consumption of thermal power units averaged 321g/KWh, dropped by 4 grams over 2012.
Auxiliary Power Rate
The auxiliary power rate of power plants in China was 5.05% in 2013, decreased by 0.05 percentage point over the previous year.
In the year of 2013, the nation-wide average line loss rate was 6.68%, 0.06 percentage point lower than the previous year, better than most countries in the world with similar density of power load.
The gross dust emission of China’s power industry was reduced from 4 million tons in 1980 to 1.42 million tons in 2013. Per KWh dust emission decreased from 16.5 grams to 0.34 grams.
720GW or 91.6% of coal-fired generating units in China have been equipped with desulpherization facilities. The gross SO2 emission of thermal power industry of China was reduced from 13 million tons in 2005 to 7.8 million tons in 2013. And the per KWh SO2 emission decreased from 6.4 grams to 1.85 grams.
For denitration, thermal power units with flue gas denitration facilities totaled 430GW, or 49.4% of all thermal power units in operation in China. The power industry gross NOX emission was reduced from 9.48 million tons in 2012 to 8.34 million tons in 2013.