China expands its renewable energy lead

2011-05-27 09:57:24

China widened its lead over the United States as the most attractive country for renewable energy projects, following its "greenest" five-year plan to date, Ernst & Young LLP said.

CNCA: Coal production up

2011-05-27 09:24:09

Association says growth is helping China keep apace of greater demand

Major coal production base terminates "small colliery" era

2011-05-26 17:04:02

North China's Shanxi province, a major coal production base, has eliminated all of its small collieries, each of which had an annual production capacity of no more than 300,000 tons, according to a senior coal industry regulator.

Nuclear projects continue

2011-05-26 09:41:37

Chinese nuclear power developers are continuing preparations for new projects, signaling their undiminished appetite for the clean energy despite Japan's nuclear crisis.

Hydropower running out of steam

2011-05-25 11:11:39

The abnormally hot weather and severe drought in Central and South China has affected hydropower production and may lead to a severe power shortage this summer.

Yanzhou Coal targets $1.1 billion in initial sale

2011-05-25 10:17:33

Yanzhou Coal Mining Co, China's fourth-largest producer, may raise more than A$1 billion ($1.1 billion) in an initial share for at least a third of its Australian unit by the end of the year.

CNOOC to explore the depths

2011-05-25 09:17:42

China has taken a step forward in its efforts to explore deep-water oil and gas, with the announcement that two advanced pieces of deep-water equipment capable of operating at depths of 3,000 meters are near completion.

Chinese wind turbine maker signs deals in US

2011-05-24 16:45:34

Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology Co Ltd (Goldwind), a leading Chinese wind turbine maker, announced here Tuesday that it had signed deals with four large international component suppliers, including three in the United States.

Unprecedented power shortages expected

2011-05-24 09:15:13

China is likely to face the most severe power shortage in its history this summer, with the electricity shortfall increasing to at least 30 gigawatts (gW) and estimated to peak at 40 gW, officials said.

China's power shortage may be worse than 2004: State Grid

2011-05-23 17:38:05

China witnessed the worst power shortage in decades in 2004, but the country's leading power distributor said Monday that this year might prove worse.

Power firms get smart grid windfall

2011-05-23 11:26:28

Electricity companies in Northeast Asia are likely to reap rewards now that China's power distributor has decided to accelerate the construction of power transmission lines and substations as part of its effort to pave the way for a smart grid.

Sino-Russian refinery to start construction

2011-05-23 10:37:57

The construction of a Sino-Russian crude oil refinery is expected to start in the northern industrial city of Tianjin in the second half of the year, local officials said.