Preparing for projected power shortages, Shanghai's neighboring province of Zhejiang ordered power cuts that will force Hangzhou Iron & Steel, cement maker Anhui Conch and other big power consumers to implement alternating shutdowns for a 15-day period. If brownouts are not imposed, industrial users would face outright blackouts, Jian Zhuge, the head of the provincial power commission, said. He called Zhejiang the worst hit province in China, predicting it will take at least three years to scale up supplies to meet demand.
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