Business / News

Powering sustainable growth

[2010-04-12 09:15]

China has made significant efforts to pursue energy and resource efficiencies to achieve sustainable development, while the nation still faces challenges in the transition to a low-carbon economy and needs integrated solution systems.

TEDA strives for energy efficiency with international help

[2010-04-12 09:14]

It seems to be a contradiction for a manufacturing powerhouse to lead the campaign on energy conservation and environmental protection, but Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) is working hard to achieve this.

East China to get first lithium high-tech zone

[2010-04-10 15:07]

China's first Lithium-New Energy High-tech Industry Base is to be established in Yichun in the eastern Jiangxi province.

China leads in clean energy

[2010-04-09 11:06]

Last year China overtook the United States in the race to invest in wind, solar and other renewable sources of energy to become the world's biggest investor in clean energy, according to a report published by a US-based think tank.

Installed wind power capacity in N China region grows 40 times

[2010-04-09 00:52]

The installed capacity of wind power in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region grew over 40 times to 7.3 million kilowatts by the end of March from 170,000 kw in 2005, figures released Thursday by a local power company showed.

Capital can lead green revolution

[2010-04-07 08:00]

While the capital's per-capita GDP falls short of world city levels, Beijing has the potential to become a global leader in the "low-carbon" concept, experts said.

Hyundai Heavy to build wind turbine plant in China

[2010-04-01 16:05]

South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co, the world's leading shipbuilder, said Thursday that it has signed a joint venture deal with China's State-owned Datang Shandong Power Generation Co to build a wind turbine plant in China.

China design company launches green effort

[2010-03-31 18:08]

Werkhart World Wide 5-Star Alliance, China's leading architecture design group, on Wednesday introduced the world's latest green building certificate DGNB, as its latest effort in sustainable development.

China's natural gas market on fast track

[2010-03-29 17:14]

China would need 200 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2015, doubling the 2008 level, Liu Xiaoli, a senior researcher at the energy research institute under the National Development and Reform Commission, predicted Monday.

China tops US in spending on clean energy

[2010-03-25 16:25]

China beat the United States for the first time last year in investments in low-carbon energy like wind and solar power.

China to build 28 more nuclear power reactors by 2020

[2010-03-23 14:40]

China, the world's second-biggest energy user, approved the construction of 28 more nuclear power reactors under a revised target for 2020 to meet rising demand for clean energy and to accelerate development of the industry.

ZPMC moves into rail, wind power

[2010-03-20 09:15]

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co (ZPMC), the world's largest port equipment maker, is planning to expand into the nation's high-speed railway and wind power sectors, making them its new growth engines, company President Kang Xuezeng said on Friday.

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 to move ahead on 'combustible ice'

[2010-03-07 11:19]

China's western Qinghai province, containing major deposits of the country's "combustible ice," will see increased explorations for this emerging clean energy, Provincial Governor Luo Huining said on Saturday.

IBM invests in China's smart power

[2010-03-05 17:59]

IBM is opening a multi-million dollar lab to develop technologies for China's burgeoning smart grid market.

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 needs more hydropower projects to fight climate change: lawmaker

[2010-03-01 15:09]

China should build more large hydropower projects so it can live up to its promise to the international community.

China runs first sugarcane-leaf power plant

[2010-03-01 15:00]

China's first power plant using sugarcane leaves has been put into operation in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.