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Energy - Long Journey, Small Steps Experts project that by 2010 the number of solar water heaters installed in China will equal the capacity of 40 large nuclear power plants. China Strategies LLC has launched an interactive map of China’s renewable energy projects. The map will soon include nearly 150 Chinese CDM projects. But there is also room for improvement at another stage: the combustion process itself, when fuel is burned. Two companies in Beijing are now focusing on improving this process, with impressive results. Yongfeng Feng reports (chinadialogue)

US signals new clean technology race with China. Who is in the lead in the clean technology race: China or the US? What more can the US do to lead in renewables?

Green around the renewable gills. China recently announced that it would join the International Renewable Energy Agency. China is a global leader in terms of installed capacity and investment in clean energy. What is important for energy sustainability, however, is not only the scale of c

The Future of Energy Storage: technologies and policy. Two high ĘC level workshops were jointly hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2100 to in London and Beijing to highlight areas where the UK and China might work together to accelerate the development of energy

Worldwide 90% of Consumers Want More Renewable Energy. Worldwide 90% of Consumers Want More Renewable Energy.

Chinese businesses fuel market for cleaner energy. Chinese businesses fuel market for cleaner energy.

CHINA'S ENERGY USE. In the aftermath of the Lehman shock, China chose growth over the climate. Now the panic is over, there are tentative signs that it is planning another push to improve the efficiency of its smokestack economy. That is to be welcomed, so far as it goes.

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A green supply chain starts in China . BSR's guide to starting energy efficiency programs at company operations and in company supply chains in China

Green technology: China means business. Is China really serious about utilising advanced technologies in gaining efficiency and decreasing the environmental impact of energy generation?

Catching the wind. Wind power could provide all of China's electricity, says a new study, if the country raises its subsidy and improves its grid.

China: not so green solar energy?. China: not so green solar energy?

Dongtan: the eco-city that never was. China's first big eco-city has been put on hold, not because it was too ambitious, but because it wasn't ambitious enough

The importance of energy audits. Compared to energy conservation and emissions reductions, the government is not paying enough attention to energy audits

Understanding the energy challenge. China needs low-carbon development to ensure its energy security

The importance of energy audits. Compared to energy conservation and emissions reductions, the government is not paying enough attention to energy audits

China begins its transition to a clean-energy economy. The Chinese have recognized that it is climate inaction - not climate legislation - that will lead to its own economic undoing

Will the recession derail China's slow train to sustainability?. Will the recession derail China's slow train to sustainability or could it spur a surge in green innovation

Is China's quest for sustainability unfair to foreign competition. Are stories of cleantech conflict between nations fair?

Tough challenges for China (1). China's struggle to save energy and reduce emissions is shaped by the fluctuations of the world economy

Tough challenges for China (2). Despite the economic outlook, China should not abandon its commitments to save energy and reduce emissions

A green response to the crisis. China can respond to the economic downturn by tailoring its recovery measures towards low-carbon solutions

Towards a new energy economy. How would China fare if 'carbon tariffs' were introduced in the rich world?

Energy integration for China. Energy security and climate-change challenges mean that China must make use of diverse power sources

China's proposed energy law. If enacted, the proposed energy law would create a comprehensive energy policy and regulatory scheme

China's grand plans for eco-cities now lie abandoned. Dongtan and other highly touted eco-cities across China were meant to be models of sustainable design for the future. Instead they have become models of bold visions that mostly stayed on the drawing boards.

Innovation needed in alternative energy field. Innovation is needed in alternative energy fields, not only for national energy security, but also to address global climate change

Clean Energy Trends 2009. Clean Energy Trends 2009

Fighting climate change: China's contribution (part one). Report by Tony Blair stresses the urgency for all countries to help control CO2 emissions. In the first of two articles, Hu Angang and Guan Qingyou discuss what this means for their country.

Gearing Up for One-yuan Solar-Energy. Gearing Up for One-yuan Solar-Energy

Powering a Sustainable Future now Available in Chinese. Powering a Sustainable Future now Available in Chinese

Tackling climate change ĘC and inequality. Tackling climate change ĘC and inequality

Powering China's Development: The Role of Renewable Energy. The 48-page comprehensive report, written by Eric Martinot and Li Junfeng concludes that China will likely achieve, and may even exceed, its target to obtain 15 percent of its energy from renewables by 2020.

China's Power Crisis. China's Power Crisis. What is Happening. What the Impact Is/ Could be. And What You Should Do

China Publishes Energy White Paper. The State Council Information Office has published a white paper entitled China's Energy Conditions and Policies.

China's winds of change. China's potential wind power resources could meet the country's entire electricity demand. How can China harness this clean energy? And how can the EU help? Xiao Shu reports.

China's Struggle for Energy Conservation and Diversification. In 2006 the government set compulsory targets for the first time, requiring the country to reduce GDP energy intensity by 20 % by 2010, as part of the 11th Five Year Economic Program. This may be a long shot for a country with an overheating economy.

Energy Business Focus
Energy resources are increasingly scarce. Energy consumption causes pollution and global warming. The markets are reflecting these pressures in operating costs and investment opportunities. In Business Focus we highlight latsest policy developments and market trends with implications for business.

US signals new clean technology race with China. Who is in the lead in the clean technology race: China or the US? What more can the US do to lead in renewables?

Glanz failed in energy efficiency test.

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2011 China Report Launched in Beijing. Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2011 China Report Launched in Beijing.

142 electricity suppliers criticised by SERC. 142 electricity suppliers criticised by SERC.

Xinjiang Tianfu Thermoelectric and another seven electricity suppliers warned by SERC. Xinjiang Tianfu Thermoelectric and another seven electricity suppliers warned by SERC.

Singapore International Energy Week 2011. Singapore International Energy Week 2011

Midea accused of faking air-conditioning energy efficiency. Midea accused of faking air-conditioning energy efficiency.

Jingke pollution raises worries over Great Leap Forward of PV. Jingke pollution raises worries over Great Leap Forward of PV.

Petroleum products prices unlikely to fall in China. Petroleum products prices unlikely to fall in China.

China's man-made power shortage. China's power shortages may have less to do with coal than they appear.

China pushes ConocoPhillips to contain oil spill by end of Aug. China pushes ConocoPhillips to contain oil spill by end of August.

Worldwide 90% of Consumers Want More Renewable Energy. Worldwide 90% of Consumers Want More Renewable Energy.

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Three Gorges tarnishes new hydropower?. Three Gorges is building four more hydro stations.

After Gloomy Season, Sunshine for Polysilicon. China's solar power-sensitive polysilicon industry is booming again.

2011 ECO Energy Technology Expo & 56th Low-carbon Business Expo, Kyushu, Japan. 2011 ECO Energy Technology Expo & 56th Low-carbon Business Expo, Kyushu, Japan

China's oil profits squandered on fine wines. Sinopec's oil profits squandered on fine wines.

Europe prepares to introduce aviation carbon allowances in 2012. Europe to introduce aviation carbon allowances in 2012.

PetroChina pays $5.4 billion for Canadian gas assets. PetroChina pays $5.4 billion for Canadian gas assets.

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2010-2011 Symposium on the Situation and Outlook of the International Energy Supply and Demand. 2010-2011 Symposium on the Situation and Outlook of the International Energy Supply and Demand

Wide use of corn-based ethanol fuel not choice for China. Agricultural experts said Saturday it was too early for China to adopt corn-based ethanol fuel to feed automobiles, given the expensive production costs and the country's large population.

New paradigm for new energy cars. China wants to have up to 20 million clean and fuel-efficient new energy vehicles on the road by 2020, according to a recently published report in the local media.

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Chalco to pour cash into Guinea mine. Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco), the nation's biggest producer of the metal, signed in Beijing a binding agreement Thursday with Rio Tinto Group to establish a joint venture and operate an iron ore mine at Simandou in southeast Guinea.

Zijin Mining Reports Waste Leakage in China . Zijin Mining Group Co., China's biggest gold producer, said Monday it suspended operations at one of its copper plants in eastern China after acidic waste water leaked from the plant following continuous heavy rainfall and killed tons of fish in the nearb

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Shanghai GM Publishes Five Year Green Strategy. Shanghai GM Publishes Five Year Green Strategy

China speeds up offshore wind power construction. China will give top priority to developing offshore wind power projects to boost its flourishing wind power industry in 2010, according to a senior energy official.

The China Greentech Report 2009. The China Greentech Initiative has launched an analysis of the green technology market in China, The China Greentech Report

Protectionist Breezes: Wind-Power Companies Cry Foul on China. Foreign firms complain that China's quest for a domestic clean energy industry is coming at their expense.

Hong Kong Cleaner Production Partnership Programme. The HKSAR Government allocated a funding of HK$93 million to launch a five year Cleaner Production Partnership Programme which will be implemented by Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC.

Helping small companies go green in order to remain afloat. Helping small companies go green in order to remain afloat

Novozymes and Sinopec sign new second-generation bioethanol cooperation framework agreement. Novozymes and Chinese partner COFCO enter a new partnership with the major Chinese oil and energy company Sinopec to develop bioethanol from agricultural waste.

China's wind energy industry grows amid financial crisis. China's wind energy industry grows amid financial crisis

Renewable energy country attractiveness indices. Renewable energy country attractiveness indices

China plans first 1 mln kw air-cooling systems at clean-coal plants. China plans first 1 mln kw air-cooling systems at clean-coal plants

Energy efficiency ratings to be set. Energy-efficiency ratings to be set

China's Wind Power Industry: Blowing Past Expectations. China's Wind Power Industry: Blowing Past Expectations

Turning up the heat. Turning up the heat

Energy Conservation Law (Manufacturing Operations). Energy Conservation Law (Manufacturing Operations)

China Solar to Acquire Shenzhen Solar.

Japan plans environment funds for Asia. Japan plans environment funds for Asia

General Electric's 'green' push pays off in China. General Electric's 'green' push pays off in China

REpower North Announces 150 MW Wind Power Project in China . REpower North Announces 150 MW Wind Power Project in China

China Holdings Announces Biomass Renewable Energy Project. China Holdings Announces Biomass Renewable Energy Project

Five Chinese projects got CERs issuance. Five Chinese projects got CERs issuance

China Mobile Implements Energy Saving Strategy For Outsourcing. China Mobile Implements Energy Saving Strategy For Outsourcing

HK, Guangdong to promote energy efficiency. HK, Guangdong to promote energy efficiency

MII Launches 63 Energy Saving Technologies. MII Launches 63 Energy Saving Technologies

Venture focuses on wind and solar power. Venture focuses on wind and solar power

China continues to lead carbon market. China continues to lead carbon market

UK scientists help China capture carbon. UK scientists help China capture carbon

CDM Fund Launched to Address Climate Change. CDM Fund Launched to Address Climate Change

Chinese Companies Sign Agreement For Clean Coal Technologies. Chinese Companies Sign Agreement For Clean Coal Technologies

China Development Bank To Promote Sustainability With Cisco. China Development Bank To Promote Sustainability With Cisco

China to increase solar water heater coverage by 50% by 2010. China to increase solar heater coverage by 50% by 2010

NDRC: China Will Invest RMB2000 Billion To Develop Renewable Energy. China Will Invest RMB2000 Million on Renewable Energy

Xiamen Will Build Three Wind Power Stations. Xiamen Will Build Three Wind Power Stations

China Urges Electricity Suppliers to Buy 'Green' Power. China Urges Electricity Suppliers to Buy 'Green' Power

AES in China wind venture. AES in China wind venture

BP Focuses On Chinese Clean Energy Commercialization. BP Focuses On Chinese Clean Energy Commercialization

WB signs first landfill greenhouse gas reduction agreement in China . WB signs first landfill greenhouse gas reduction agreement in China


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