The former general manager of Sinopec Guangdong was demoted in reaction to a scandal concerning extravagant liquor bills, the company said on Monday.
The drafting of a nuclear energy law is high on the State Council's legislation agenda for this year as people raise questions about the safety of reactors following the nuclear crisis in Japan.
East China's industry-heavy Zhejiang province is feeling drained as it grapples with strong demand and a resulting shortage of power that insiders say may be the worst since 2004.
Supplies of coal, electricity, crude oil and natural gas will not be abundant this year in China, and the country will address the need to boost domestic energy supplies through economic adjustments, the China Securities Journal reported Tuesday.
China should boost its fuel ethanol industry as part of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and oil dependency.
Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology Company, a leading Chinese wind turbine maker, has won two new orders in the United States, the company said in Beijing Monday.
China is expected to see its electricity consumption rise 10 to 12 percent year-on-year in 2011, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Friday.
Auto leaders from across the world debated on whether governments should regulate the EV industry, especially the major power source of most future EVs.
Geothermal power is expected to provide 1.7 percent of China's total energy in 2015.
Unrest in Libya has had limited impact on China's energy supplies as domestic companies have found other sources of oil, an energy official said Friday.
China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec) agreed to buy 4.3 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually from Australia Pacific LNG for 20 years, Sinopec Group, Sinopec's parent company, said Thursday.
New nuclear power projects may be approved, following suspension of the procedure on March 16 by the State Council after the Japanese tsunami, when the nuclear safety plan is issued, probably in August, a senior nuclear expert said.