Incandescent light bulbs set for switch off

2011-01-13 13:51:08

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is working out a roadmap to phase out incandescent light bulbs to save energy, a transition to be completed by 2018, sources say.

Wuxi sets out strategy for low-carbon growth

2011-01-12 13:28:07

Wuxi, a city in Jiangsu province, plans to develop green and low-carbon industries in accordance with the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015), a city government official said on Tuesday.

Beijing, London team up to fight CO2 emissions

2011-01-11 14:27:34

Beijing and London will work closely together in the years to come to improve the air in both cities.

GM poised for China growth, small cars

2011-01-11 10:38:09

General Motors is planning to build small battery electric vehicles in China within two years, and to increase overall production in China to meet local demand, executives said on Monday.

Shandong power plants report deficit

2011-01-10 11:21:49

Shandong's power plants lost 3.96 billion yuan in the first 10 months of 2010, up 271 percent year-on-year, China Business News reported Monday, citing information from the provincial economic and information technology committee.

Chinese green investments set to take lead

2011-01-07 11:39:12

Chinese businesses are more likely to be investing in energy efficiency in the future than any other major country, an international survey has shown.

China's GDP-driven provinces urged to slow down

2011-01-07 10:30:30

Alarmed by the high GDP targets of some provinces, China's top economic chief is pleading with officials to calm down and spare a thought for the environment.

China power sector to boom as oil sector goes slower

2011-01-07 10:02:20

China unveiled a raft of targets for its energy and power sectors on Thursday, revealing a plan for a rapid increase in power generation but a much slower rise in the country's oil refining capacity over the next five years.

US, Chinese firms to build world's largest solar plant

2011-01-06 10:20:41

First Solar Inc, a US-based renewable energy company, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Guangdong Nuclear Solar Energy Development Co Ltd (CGN SEDC) on Wednesday to jointly develop the world's largest solar power plant.

Expanding clean-energy cooperation

2011-01-06 09:55:11

China and the United States, the world's two biggest energy consumers, are seeking to expand cooperation on clean energy. The latest area of interest, according to experts, is energy-saving infrastructure.
US, Chinese firms to build world's largest solar plant

China pledges more efforts to upgrade rural power networks

2011-01-06 09:50:19

China vowed Wednesday that it would continue efforts to expand and upgrade its rural power grid networks in the next five years to meet the increasing demand.

Sinovel Wind to raise up to $1.4b in Shanghai IPO

2011-01-04 16:39:28

Sinovel, China's top wind turbine producer, plans to raise up to $1.4 billion through an initial public offering in Shanghai, hoping to ride high on the back of strong demand for Chinese renewable energy stocks.