Business / Policy

China makes rapid new energy strides

[2010-05-07 09:01]

China will take radical measures to increase the use of new energy in the 12th Five Year Plan (2011-15), a move that reinforces the nation's commitment to improve the energy mix and reduce pollution.

NDRC works out green measures

[2010-04-21 09:38]

More policy tools are being worked out to encourage energy conservation and the use of renewables to propel the development of China's energy-saving industries, an official from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said.

China sets on-grid price for 4 solar power stations

[2010-04-12 17:37]

China has set the on-grid tariff for four new utility-level solar power stations in northwestern Ningxia region at 1.15 yuan ($0.169) per kilowatt hour (kWh), sharply lower than 4 yuan/kWh that Beijing approved for two pilot projects in 2008.

Intelligent power grid online by 2015

[2010-03-18 10:24]

Large-scale construction of China's modernized electricity network or smart grid is slated to begin in 2011, according to the nation's power grid operator.

China moves to boost energy saving

[2010-03-11 10:45]

The Chinese government will adopt stricter measures to boost energy conservation this year to meet the goal set by an important five-year plan, Xie Zhenhua, vice minister of the National Development and Reform Commission, said Wednesday.

Energy: More efforts needed to reach goal

[2010-03-07 21:10]

China needs to strive harder to reach its goal of energy conservation set by the 11th Five Year Plan (2006-2010), said Li Pumin, spokesman of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

Ratings are breath of fresh air for energy savers

[2010-03-05 13:25]

High energy-consuming air conditioners will be abandoned after a stricter energy efficiency rating system goes into effect in June. 

China to build industrial system of low-carbon emissions

[2010-03-05 09:50]

China will build an "industrial system" and "consumption pattern" with low carbon emissions, according to a government work report delivered by Premier Wen Jiabao at the parliament's annual session Friday.

New offices and policy save gas

[2010-03-05 09:37]

Beijing will open eight local-level license plate registration centers in as many suburban districts and counties to cope with a sharp increase in car ownership.

China to focus on energy restructure in 2010

[2010-03-03 09:45]

China would put more emphasis on adjusting its energy structure this year with focus on renewable energy and nuclear power, director of China's National Energy Administration (NEA) said Tuesday.

Green energy program drafted

[2010-03-02 09:34]

The government has formulated a 10-year program under which clean energy will account for 15 percent of the total consumption mix by 2020, a top official has revealed. Energy chief also conservationist, poet

China draws up plans for national renewable energy center

[2010-02-10 11:08]

China plans to build a national renewable energy center to further support development of the industry, an energy official said yesterday.

China issues rules on maritime wind energy projects

[2010-02-10 10:53]

China has issued regulations on the development and construction of offshore wind power projects in a bid to promote reasonable use of sea space and resources and better protect oceanic environment.

China to subsidize public transport operators

[2010-02-09 16:28]

China's central budget will provide public transportation operators with subsidies to offset the impact of a hike in oil prices, the Beijing Times reported Tuesday, citing sources with the Ministry of Transport.

Shift to green growth in place

[2010-02-04 07:17]

China's switch to low-carbon growth will be outlined this year, as the nation informed the United Nations of its domestic emission reduction targets for 2020.

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