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Hebei to build large offshore wind farm

[2012-01-14 10:56]

China will construct an offshore wind farm with an installed capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) in Leting County, north China's Hebei Province, making it the country's largest such project.

China to start 2011-2015 wind power projects

[2012-01-11 14:50]

China will soon start construction on its second installment of wind power projects for the 2011-2015 period.

China to start building 2nd batch wind power projects

[2012-01-11 14:21]

China will soon start construction on its second installment of wind power projects for the 2011-2015 period, Liu Tienan, minister of the National Energy Bureau (NEB), has said.

US wind power petition won't hurt Chinese firms

[2012-01-10 11:03]

The petition from a coalition of US wind power companies seeking anti-dumping and countervailing investigations against China won't hurt the domestic industry, said Shi Pengfei, vice-president of the Chinese Wind Energy Association.

Project paves way for offshore wind power boom

[2012-01-03 17:34]

China has made substantial progress in boosting its burgeoning offshore wind power by launching its largest intertidal wind farm at the end of 2011.

1st hydropower station in active use

[2012-01-03 09:30]

China's first hydropower station is still supplying voltage to nearby residents and attracting thousands of tourists, 100 years after being built in southwest China.

Cartoon contest spurs green movement

[2011-12-21 13:26]

The environmental cartoon Falling Color by Su Haoyue and Memory on Growth Ring by Zhai Haijun won gold medals at the sixth University Cartoon Competition on Environmental Protection (UCCEP) at China Daily on Dec 21, 2011.

Ecosystem management pivotal for a green economy

[2011-11-18 18:00]

The United Nations Environment Programme and the Chinese Academy of Sciences co-organized a High-level International Forum on Ecosystem Management and Green Economy.

UNEP, China launch ecosystem management program

[2011-11-18 17:59]

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) today launched the International Ecosystem Management Partnership (IEMP), a joint programme for promoting ecosystem management in developing countries, particularly in Africa.

New energy exports face trade barriers

[2011-11-17 07:07]

Exports of new energy and energy-saving products will be targeted by trade barriers in developed countries, led by the United States.

Green industries to add millions of jobs

[2011-11-16 07:38]

Greening China's heavily polluting and energy-consuming industries will cause short-term losses but bring huge economic and social benefits in the long run.

Tsinghua-Veolia joint training program kicks off

[2011-11-12 17:06]

Tsinghua-Veolia Environment and Urban Management Advanced Program (EUMAP), a teaching program dedicated to Chinese officials, held the opening ceremony for its 2011 seminar in Tsinghua University in Beijing on November 12, 2011.

Ministry takes dim view of US solar dumping case

[2011-11-11 13:24]

China is very concerned about the anti-dumping, anti-subsidy investigation into Chinese photovoltaic (PV) solar cell producers initiated by the United States, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement.

E China wind power plant to provide clean energy

[2011-11-11 09:52]

Laoyemiao power plant in Duchang county of Jiangxi province is expected to provide clean energy for 85,000 households each year, with an annual energy production of 102 million kWh.

China registers sharp drop in carbon intensity

[2011-11-10 10:46]

China's carbon intensity dropped by 20.8 percent, partly because of the country's work to become more energy efficient and rely more on renewable sources of energy.

China approves emission curb plan

[2011-11-10 09:20]

The State Council, or China's Cabinet, approved a plan to contain greenhouse gas emissions in a bid to realize a 17 percent fall in C02 emission per unit of GDP by 2015.

Climate change threatens grain harvest

[2011-11-09 14:28]

China might face increasing food shortages in the next few decades due to a possible drop in grain harvest triggered by a climate change.

Bright prospects for solar PV sector

[2011-11-09 10:45]

China's photovoltaic (PV) solar cell industry will continue to grow and the domestic use of PV systems will accelerate, despite the impact of trade disputes, high-ranking officials and experts said here on Monday.

Irrigation in desert to go solar

[2011-11-09 08:02]

TAKLIMAKAN DESERT, Xinjiang - Soon only solar power will be harnessed to irrigate the 436-kilometer shelter forest along the desert highway in Taklimakan, the world's largest shifting sand desert located in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. A complete reliance on solar energy, with a view to reducing carbon footprints, will be achieved before 2014, local authorities said.