China's total power consumption in 2010 rose 14.56 percent year on year to more than 4.19 trillion kilowatt-hours, official news agency Xinhua said, citing data from the China Electricity Council.

Over the year, China's total installed power generation capacity increased 10.07 percent to 962 gigawatts.

Total investment in the power sector fell 8.45 percent in 2010 to 705.1 billion yuan ($107 billion), Xinhua said. ($1=6.587 Yuan)