Jun 11, 2012 10:46 AM

Competing Power Suppliers in Nasty Gridlock


(Beijing) – A crew of utility workers vented rage on behalf of their boss by cutting down high-voltage power poles during a 2007 dispute between Shaanxi Regional Electric Power Group Co. Ltd. (SPG) and its competitor State Grid Corp.

SPG never apologized for its crew's outrageous felling of State Grid transmission towers, a source told Caixin. Nor has State Grid forgiven the smaller company, which eventually won the dispute over who would sell electricity to a railroad.

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