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China's installed wind power capacity tops world

[2011-01-17 16:37]

China became the country with the world's largest installed wind power capacity at the end of 2010, Guangzhou Daily reported Monday, citing information from the China Association of Resource Comprehensive Utilization.

China sets 2011 pollution control goal, warns of challenges

[2011-01-14 10:15]

The Chinese government has set its 2011 target to reduce the emission of four major pollutants, cutting them by 1.5 percent year-on-year.

China supplants US as country with most installed wind-power capacity

[2011-01-13 14:45]

China in 2010 became the country with the most installed wind-power capacity, supplanting the United States, industry officials said Wednesday.

Shoppers more green-savvy than biz

[2011-01-13 14:21]

The demand for green products and services appears to be skyrocketing in China, but businesses are underestimating consumer interest and awareness in environmental issues, according to TUV SUD Asia Pacific.

Wuxi sets out strategy for low-carbon growth

[2011-01-12 13:28]

Wuxi, a city in Jiangsu province, plans to develop green and low-carbon industries in accordance with the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015), a city government official said on Tuesday.

Beijing, London team up to fight CO2 emissions

[2011-01-11 14:27]

Beijing and London will work closely together in the years to come to improve the air in both cities.

Shandong power plants report deficit

[2011-01-10 11:21]

Shandong's power plants lost 3.96 billion yuan in the first 10 months of 2010, up 271 percent year-on-year, China Business News reported Monday, citing information from the provincial economic and information technology committee.

US, Chinese firms to build world's largest solar plant

[2011-01-06 10:20]

First Solar Inc, a US-based renewable energy company, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Guangdong Nuclear Solar Energy Development Co Ltd (CGN SEDC) on Wednesday to jointly develop the world's largest solar power plant.

Expanding clean-energy cooperation

[2011-01-06 09:55]

China and the United States, the world's two biggest energy consumers, are seeking to expand cooperation on clean energy. The latest area of interest, according to experts, is energy-saving infrastructure.
US, Chinese firms to build world's largest solar plant

China pledges more efforts to upgrade rural power networks

[2011-01-06 09:50]

China vowed Wednesday that it would continue efforts to expand and upgrade its rural power grid networks in the next five years to meet the increasing demand.

Sinovel Wind to raise up to $1.4b in Shanghai IPO

[2011-01-04 16:39]

Sinovel, China's top wind turbine producer, plans to raise up to $1.4 billion through an initial public offering in Shanghai, hoping to ride high on the back of strong demand for Chinese renewable energy stocks.

Nuclear fuel feat to solve uranium shortage

[2011-01-04 13:08]

China has made a breakthrough in spent nuclear fuel reprocessing technology, which could greatly extend uranium's usage rate and potentially solve the problem of its supply shortage.

China completes 3rd Shaanxi-Beijing natural gas pipeline

[2011-01-01 10:18]

The third natural gas pipeline from northwestern China's Shaanxi province to Beijing was completed Friday and will be put into use on Jan 4, according to an official of the State-owned China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC).

Vestas' Chinese orders hit high in 2010

[2010-12-30 09:56]

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas said its orders from China this year reached a record high as the country invests more heavily in clean energy, including wind power, Reuters reported Thursday.

Energy plan to focus on cars

[2010-12-30 09:43]

The Energy Saving and New Energy Vehicle Development Plan (2011-2020), which aims to reduce environmental pollution from the booming auto production, will be formally released in January 2011, after being postponed in November, said a senior expert.

China to enforce new regulations on e-waste recycling

[2010-12-29 10:44]

Offenders of China's new regulations on waste electronic equipment could face fines up to 500,000 yuan ($75,450), after it becomes effective on Saturday.

China to end tax incentives for small-engine vehicles in 2011

[2010-12-29 09:44]

China will resume levying a 10 percent purchase tax on vehicles with engine sizes of 1.6 liters or less beginning in 2011 as the country rebounds from the financial crisis and the economy has regained its rapid growth, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Tuesday.

Jiangsu exports more solar cells but at lower price

[2010-12-28 17:25]

East China's Jiangsu province sold abroad 23.52 million solar cells in the first 10 months of this year, a 190-percent year-on-year rise, the local customs house said on Dec 28.

Air-cooling system starts chilling clean-coal power plant

[2010-12-28 16:17]

In a world first, a one-million-kilowatt (kW) air-cooling system attached to an ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant in a remote part of northwest China began operating Tuesday.

A golden handshake for China's biofuel

[2010-12-28 11:04]

Friendly policies for overseas investors to invest in China's biofuel sector have influenced partnerships between domestic and foreign companies to develop the alternative to fossil fuel.