Business / Green Companies

COMAC, Boeing to refine jet fuel from cooking oil

[2012-08-17 15:50]

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China and Boeing will work together to refine used cooking oil into aviation biofuel.

Suntech freezes assets of troubled partner

[2012-08-17 10:47]

Suntech Power Holdings replaced its founding CEO, after winning a court order freezing the worldwide assets of its partner in a solar development fund.

COMAC, Boeing cooperate to recycle oil

[2012-08-16 21:03]

Boeing-COMAC Aviation Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Technology Center's first research is to try to treat and clean used cooking oil.

Gutter oil to be exported for jet fuel

[2012-07-11 17:57]

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will buy 2,000 tons of gutter oil from China in mid-July to transform it into aviation fuel later, Xinhuanet reported Tuesday. 

Toyota to exhibit new hybrid vehicle in Jilin

[2012-07-10 15:34]

Toyota Motor Corp will display its new hybrid concept car, the Yundong Shuangqing, at the upcoming Changchun auto show slated for July 13-22 in Northeast China's Jilin province.

Chinese wind turbine maker may bid for Vestas

[2012-07-10 10:23]

China Ming Yang Wind Power Group is considering acquiring Danish company Vestas Wind System, a maker of wind turbines.

Aquatech wins wastewater recycling system contract

[2012-07-06 14:16]

Aquatech International Corp won a contract to install a wastewater recycling system for a concentrated brine treatment plant in China. 

Goldwind connects to Australian grid

[2012-07-05 14:56]

Goldwind Science and Technology Co Ltd said it has received approval to connect turbines in the Gullen Range project to the Australia grid.

BYD to cut salaries due to lower profits

[2012-06-28 15:41]

Chinese battery and vehicle maker BYD Co plans to cut salaries due to sharply lower profits amid lackluster market performance.

Vestas to close plant in Inner Mongolia

[2012-06-26 13:53]

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Monday it will close a factory in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, and cut 300-350 jobs in the process, due to forecast low demand for kilowatt turbines in the future.

China National Nuclear Power Co plans IPO

[2012-06-06 16:20]

China National Nuclear Power Co Ltd is planning an A-share initial public offering to fund the development of its nuclear power projects.

Energy company moving into solar

[2012-06-06 10:09]

The Chinese energy group Hanergy Holding Group Ltd agreed on Tuesday in Beijing to acquire all of the shares that Q-Cells SE.

LDK Solar wins three 200 mW contracts in China

[2012-06-05 13:55]

Solar products maker LDK Solar Co Ltd signed three multi-year contracts to develop solar projects totaling 600 megawatts in Northwest China's Gansu province.

Sinovel Wind in Romanian deal

[2012-05-31 14:50]

Sinovel Wind Group signed an agreement with two Romanian companies to develop wind farms with a total installed capacity of 1,200 megawatts.

Three Gorges Dam's last generator passes trial

[2012-05-24 10:32]

The last turbine generator set of China's Three Gorges Dam passed a trial operation in Yichang, Central China's Hubei province.

Solar power seeks spring thaw

[2012-05-17 10:30]

When times are bad for the solar industry, that's when it's time to spend on new technology to prepare for the good times to come.

Chinese solar energy firm enters Japan

[2012-05-09 14:36]

China's solar energy company, Yingli Green Energy Holding Co Ltd said on Wednesday that it has established a regional headquarters in Japan.

$100m Sinohydro project in Angola

[2012-05-08 11:16]

Sinohydro Group Ltd began work on a $100 million water supply project in Luanda, the capital of Angola, on April 25.

Solar panel firm says US ruling 'unjust'

[2012-03-23 11:24]

China's leading solar panel manufacturer, Trina Solar, on Thursday joined a fresh wave of calls against the US Department of Commerce's preliminary ruling to impose anti-subsidy duties on imported photovoltaic products from China.

Ecolab to increase employee numbers at R&D centers

[2012-03-15 07:50]

Ecolab Inc, a sanitation supply company, will double the number of scientists it employs in two research and development centers in China as part of its strategy to further expand in emerging markets.