July 26, 1882, Shanghai's Concession started using dynamo, and lighted up 15 electronic lamps in Astor House Hotel and other places. This is the beginning of using electric lamps in China. About the relevant history, you may refer to our research findings: Wang Shu-huai, "The Ying-lu Electric Light Company at Jiujiang: Self-Management and Reorganization, 1917-1937" and "Private Electricity Plants and Its Application to the case of the Kaiming Electrical Power Company".
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