IEA hails China's new policy for gas usage

2011-06-08 11:11:54

China's new policy for gas usage could usher in a golden era for a greater role of natural gas in the global energy mix, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

China plans African ventures

2011-06-08 11:00:26

China, the world's biggest maker of solar panels, plans to build power projects using the devices in 40 African nations, aiming to cut the continent's reliance on fossil fuels and open a new market for Chinese manufacturers.

China to halt wind turbine subsidies

2011-06-08 09:36:03

China's wind power companies expect to see little impact from the recent news that the country will end industry subsidies because of the investigation launched seven months ago following complaints from US manufacturers.

Natural gas co-op with Russia to make progress

2011-06-07 17:25:38

Cooperation between the natural gas industries of China and Russia is expected to make great progress, Assistant Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping said Tuesday.

Coal price rises to be fought

2011-06-06 11:00:49

China's top economic planner and price regulator, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), has vowed to punish thermal coal producers for raising prices amid the country's current electricity shortage.

MOR gears up to help ease power shortage

2011-06-04 16:22:02

The Ministry of Railways (MOR) said on Saturday that it was ready to help ease the possible electricity power crunch in the country through deploying more resources to transport thermal coal to coal-fired power plants.

China will expand solar power

2011-06-03 15:55:19

China will issue a five-year proposal to guide the country's renewable energy development, in which the goal for installed generating capacity of photovoltaic (PV) power is set at 10 gigawatts, China Securities Journal reported on Friday.

Harbin Electric to buy 4 gas turbines from GE

2011-06-03 12:18:08

Harbin Electric Co Ltd will buy four gas turbines from General Electric, including two that incorporate new efficient technology, for use in providing heat to northern China, the two companies said on Friday.

Chill wind blowing for turbine industry

2011-06-03 09:32:16

Wind turbine manufacturers are feeling the industry performance pinch for the first time after five years of good times in China, the world's fastest-growing wind power market, said industry experts.

China creates market for Russia energy exports

2011-06-02 14:14:27

China's rapid economic growth creates a huge market for Russia's energy exports, said Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Qishan on Wednesday.

China's energy imports to increase

2011-06-02 09:29:51

China will tackle an impending power shortfall by increasing energy imports, said the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the top economic planner, on Wednesday.

Oil refiners looking to Shell to help reduce sulfur content

2011-06-01 10:16:32

Shell Global Solutions International BV (SGSI), a division of the energy giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC, said an increasing number of Chinese oil refineries are looking to use its platform to lower the sulfur content in low-grade oil and achieve quicker returns.