China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has received its first cargo of crude oil, as payment for helping to develop Iraq's Rumaila oilfield, the company said on Monday.
Electricity prices for industrial use will be raised in 15 regions to combat power shortages.
China has raised prices of electricity for industrial use in some regions by around 20 yuan ($3.08) per 1,000 kilowatt-hour, said the country's top economic planner on Monday.
A Sinovel made 6mW wind turbine prototype, fresh off the production line, can be used in onshore, offshore and inter-tidal wind farms, Tao Gang, vice-president of Sinovel Wind Group Co Ltd, said Monday.
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planner, said Monday it was "not optimistic" about the domestic fuel supply in the second quarter due to the strong seasonal demand and electricity shortages in some regions.
The Central Asia Gas Pipeline has delivered 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China as of Saturday since becoming operation in December 2009, according to local authorities.
The National Energy Administration set plans for the construction of more coal mines in West China during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), Shanghai Securities News reported Friday.
The China Electricity Council (CEC) denied there is a countrywide electricity crisis, calling the situation a "regional, seasonal, occasional" shortage, China News Agency reported on Thursday.
China said Thursday that disagreements over oil prices between Chinese and Russian energy companies will be properly resolved through friendly dialogues.
China should establish a national third-party certification process to ensure the boom in renewable energy attracts outside investors, a third-party certificate developer said at a clean energy workshop in Beijing on Thursday.
While China's wind turbine makers are in a cut-throat price war in the domestic market and one-third of wind turbines stand idle, there's a silver lining: the demand for wind power equipment in developing economies, analysts said on Thursday.
Li Jihong has worked like a starving hunter in the past two months, hounding excess electricity every day from neighboring provinces and municipalities to fill the gap for Zhejiang province, where power has been short for months.