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3,270 minor power stations built

Pyongyang, August 26 (KCNA) — Some 3,270 minor power stations have been built as of mid-August this year, so that tens of thousands of kilowatts of generating capacity has been created.

About 20 cities and counties including Songgan and Janggang counties in Jagang Province, Taehongdan, Samjiyon and Pochon counties in Ryanggang Province, Hochon county in South Hamgyong Province and Anju in South Phyongan Province have constructed power stations to meet their demands for electricity by themselves.
Songgan county in particular is supplying electricity for heating offices of over 30 organs and enterprises and operating some 20 local industrial factories at full capacity. It is also sending electricity of 4,000-8,000 kw to other counties.
Pochon county has increased its generating capacity five times over the need, Taehongdan three times and Samjiyon 1.5 times.

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