Sinopec demotion over liquor abuse

2011-04-26 15:36:47

The former general manager of Sinopec Guangdong was demoted in reaction to a scandal concerning extravagant liquor bills, the company said on Monday. 

Japan nuclear crisis prompts 'urgent' drafting of new law

2011-04-26 15:01:48

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. 

Factory-rich provinces thirst for electricity

2011-04-26 13:30:56

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.

Domestic energy supplies addressed

2011-04-26 13:31:44

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.

Nation urged to hike ethanol production

2011-04-26 09:30:48

China should boost its fuel ethanol industry as part of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and oil dependency.

Goldwind wins two orders in US

2011-04-25 15:17:24

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 to post 10-12% rise in power consumption

2011-04-23 11:05:17

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 split over nuke plans

2011-04-23 11:49:32

Auto leaders from across the world debated on whether governments should regulate the EV industry, especially the major power source of most future EVs.

Ministry unveils geothermal power plan

2011-04-23 08:55:44

Geothermal power is expected to provide 1.7 percent of China's total energy in 2015.

Libyan turmoil has limited impact on China's energy supplies

2011-04-22 17:33:41

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.

Sinopec to buy LNG from Australia

2011-04-22 10:18:03

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 plants 'set to be approved'

2011-04-22 09:47:43

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.