Nuclear fuel feat to solve uranium shortage

2011-01-04 13:08:10

China has made a breakthrough in spent nuclear fuel reprocessing technology, which could greatly extend uranium's usage rate and potentially solve the problem of its supply shortage.

China completes 3rd Shaanxi-Beijing natural gas pipeline

2011-01-01 10:18:42

The third natural gas pipeline from northwestern China's Shaanxi province to Beijing was completed Friday and will be put into use on Jan 4, according to an official of the State-owned China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC).

Vestas' Chinese orders hit high in 2010

2010-12-30 09:56:50

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas said its orders from China this year reached a record high as the country invests more heavily in clean energy, including wind power, Reuters reported Thursday.

Energy plan to focus on cars

2010-12-30 09:43:50

The Energy Saving and New Energy Vehicle Development Plan (2011-2020), which aims to reduce environmental pollution from the booming auto production, will be formally released in January 2011, after being postponed in November, said a senior expert.

China to enforce new regulations on e-waste recycling

2010-12-29 10:44:24

Offenders of China's new regulations on waste electronic equipment could face fines up to 500,000 yuan ($75,450), after it becomes effective on Saturday.

China to end tax incentives for small-engine vehicles in 2011

2010-12-29 09:44:31

China will resume levying a 10 percent purchase tax on vehicles with engine sizes of 1.6 liters or less beginning in 2011 as the country rebounds from the financial crisis and the economy has regained its rapid growth, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Tuesday.

Car registration limit to vary each year

2010-12-28 17:57:35

"Beijing will control the number of registered vehicles next year to 240,000. The number will be decided by each year's traffic capacity from now on," Li Xiaosong, deputy director of Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport said, The Beijing News reported Tuesday.

Jiangsu exports more solar cells but at lower price

2010-12-28 17:25:44

East China's Jiangsu province sold abroad 23.52 million solar cells in the first 10 months of this year, a 190-percent year-on-year rise, the local customs house said on Dec 28.

Air-cooling system starts chilling clean-coal power plant

2010-12-28 16:17:38

In a world first, a one-million-kilowatt (kW) air-cooling system attached to an ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant in a remote part of northwest China began operating Tuesday.

A golden handshake for China's biofuel

2010-12-28 11:04:24

Friendly policies for overseas investors to invest in China's biofuel sector have influenced partnerships between domestic and foreign companies to develop the alternative to fossil fuel.

China's first solar chimney plant starts operating in desert

2010-12-28 09:32:40

A water-tower-like chimney is eye catching in the desolate desert, where under the chimney is a glass-made house sitting above the ground.

Changes to development model

2010-12-27 13:37:45

The 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015) is crucial for China. So it is essential that the decision-makers recognize the opportunities and challenges at home and abroad before drafting the new development plan to transform the country's growth model and industrial structure.