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Out with the old, in with the new

[2011-08-22 09:19]

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology came up with a list of production lines and facilities that must be withdrawn from service by the end of the year.

New nuclear plants may get green light soon

[2011-08-12 09:25]

China concluded a nationwide safety inspection of nuclear plants on Aug 5, indicating the country is closer to the approvals for new nuclear plants.

Gansu set to build nation's first 10gW wind sector

[2011-08-09 10:40]

Gansu province is scheduled to become China's first province to have more than 10 gW of installed wind capacity.

Uranium imports in marked decline

[2011-08-03 10:08]

Uranium imports slowed during the first half of this year, amid industry uncertainty caused by Japan's Fukushima nuclear crisis.

China sets unified solar power tariffs

[2011-08-02 10:56]

China has set its first unified benchmark grid feed-in power tariffs for solar projects.

China sets on-grid solar power prices

[2011-08-01 10:34]

China's benchmark on-grid solar power price for projects approved before July 1 and completed by the end of this year was set at 1.15 yuan per kilowatt-hour (kWh), Reuter reported Monday.

'Green house' to improve garbage disposal

[2011-07-26 13:39]

Huang Xiaoshan, an environmental activist, has decided to invest in and open a garbage sorting station that he will call "the green house".

China's Sinohydro plans $2.7b Shanghai IPO

[2011-07-26 10:02]

China's Sinohydro Corp plans to issue up to 3.5 billion new shares in a Shanghai offering to raise 17.3 billion yuan ($2.68 billion).

Circular economy investment up

[2011-07-26 09:04]

The Chinese government will double its investment in the circular economy this year to 2 billion yuan ($300 million) to support the national policies of energy conservation and emission reduction.

Macao launches eco-fund

[2011-07-21 13:55]

Government of Macao SAR launched the Environmental Protection and Energy Conservation Fund on Wednesday.

China to launch carbon trading pilot project

[2011-07-18 08:02]

China will start a pilot carbon emissions trading project, and gradually set up a carbon trading market.

More support to green economies urged

[2011-07-16 14:48]

China should provide more policy support for the construction of a "green" economy, said a Chinese expert.

Lhasa completes 1st wastewater treatment plant

[2011-07-14 21:26]

Construction of the first wastewater treatment plant in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibetan Autonomous Region, was completed Thursday, according to local authorities.

New rules to regulate solid waste importation

[2011-06-30 11:00]

China has tightened its supervision over importation of solid waste, with the recent introduction of the Regulation on Managing Import of Solid Waste.

China placing priority on biotechnology

[2011-06-28 09:44]

China will spend 2 trillion yuan ($308.5 billion) on science and technology, making biotechnology a major priority, in the next five years.

Hydropower increase won't end electricity shortage

[2011-06-27 10:42]

Hydropower generation has increased as water levels of the country's hydro lakes continue to rise, but sluggish thermal power supply means electricity shortages are set to continue through summer.

Commerce chief to make clean energy a priority

[2011-06-25 09:53]

US President's selection of John Bryson, a former utility executive from southern California, as commerce secretary, highlights the White House's desire to develop clean and renewable energy industries in the United States and foster a stronger partnership with China in the energy sector.

China offers rewards to energy efficient companies

[2011-06-24 17:29]

China will continue to allocate funds to offer rewards for enterprises that refit their production techniques and facilities with energy-efficient technologies, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday.

China to build new hydroelectric power plants

[2011-06-23 10:40]

China will invest 400 billion yuan ($62 billion) in the construction of four hydroelectric dams, to help the government boost the share of non-fossil fuels in national energy consumption.

Green vehicles exempted from taxation

[2011-06-16 11:12]

The State Council, or China's cabinet, on Wednesday began soliciting public opinions on a draft regulation for the implementation of the Vehicle and Vessel Tax Law, which will exempt electric cars, fuel-cell vehicles and hybrid vehicles from taxation.