China is rapidly developing its clean-energy technology

WHEN IT COMES to energy, no country generates such bittersweet superlatives as China. It is the world’s largest consumer of coal and the second-largest of oil, after America. It has the largest power-generation capacity, by a wide margin.

Wind Power Solar 2018-03-16

China To Consolidate Energy Industry Authority In New Ministry

China’s government plans to consolidate its energy industry authority into a new ministry, to replace the National Energy Administration, unnamed sources told Reuters. The NEA was set up ten years ago as a unit of the National Development and Reform Commission—the authority in charge of economic pla

China Policy 2018-03-09

Oil Boom-Bust Cycles Shrinking, Conoco CEO Says: CERAWeek Update

It’s Day 2 at CERAWeek by IHS Markit, the five-day gathering in Houston of some of the energy industry’s biggest names. Tuesday’s highlights include appearances by the CEOs of Saudi Aramco, BP Plc and ConocoPhillips. Shale, the future of petroleum demand, and low-carbon technologies are among the recurring themes for industry executives and government ministers alike.We will be following developments here in real time. Time stamps are Houston.Boom-Bust Cycles in Oil Tightening: Conoco CEO (10:47am)The ups and downs in crude markets are getting steeper and faster, increasing the challenges expl

Global Market Opinion 2018-03-07

What the World's Oil Giants Said About Electric Cars at CERAWeek

What the World's Oil Giants Said About Electric Cars at CERAWeek-CEOs of oil giants BP, Aramco say EVs are not the end of oil Meanwhile, Total CEO is already driving around an electric car

Global Market Opinion 2018-03-07

Renewable energy grows globally, especially in China: BP

A senior economist at BP said on Friday that rapid growth of renewables is leading to a fuel mix that could be the most diversified ever, with the largest increase in China.

Wind Power Solar 2018-03-05

China unveils policy for NEV battery recycling

Chinese authorities have published a guideline Monday on recycling new energy vehicle (NEV) batteries.

China Policy 2018-02-27

Energy revolution calls for rethink by fossil-fuel import ports: expert

A logistics researcher in Zhoushan, East China’s Zhejiang Province has called for forward-looking thinking among planners for China’s crude import ports amid the nation’s energy revolution, and the inclusion of renewable energy sources such as wind and tidal power to deal with a future of new-energy

IEA Says China to Exceed U.S. Nuclear Output “Soon”

China will exceed U.S. nuclear power production “soon” due to recent initiatives taken by Beijing to accelerate adoption of the alternative fuel source, according to an International Energy Agency official.

China set to overtake U.S. as biggest nuclear energy nation, IEA says

China is set to more than triple its nuclear energy capacity over the next 20 years, overtaking the U.S. to become the world’s largest nuclear-power producer, according to the International Energy Agency.Speaking at the International Petroleum Week conference in London on Wednesday, IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol expressed concerns that the U.S. and Europe aren’t investing enough in nuclear power, while China is charging ahead.“China is coming back strong. Today there are about 60 nuclear power plants under construction and more than one third of them are in China. China is growing and as

China nuclear reactor delayed again on 'safety concerns': China Daily

SHANGHAI - Fuel loading at the world’s first Westinghouse-designed AP1000 nuclear reactor on China’s east coast has been delayed due to “safety concerns”, the China Daily reported on Tuesday, the latest in a long line of setbacks for the project.The third-generation reactor, located in Sanmen in Zhejiang province, was originally expected to make its debut in 2014.Officials with the U.S.-based Westinghouse expected fuel loading to start last year, and it would have been followed by around six months of performance tests before the reactor could go into full operation in 2018.But fuel loading ha

China's wind power development gains momentum in 2017

China's wind power generation has picked up amid government efforts to expand clean energy to curb pollution.

Wind Power 2018-02-05

China's 2018 power usage to rise 5.5 pct on economic growth, pollution curbs -CEC

China’s power consumption is expected to rise 5.5 percent in 2018 from the previous year, the China Electricity Council (CEC) said in a statement on Thursday, driven by economic growth and the ongoing coal-to-electricity conversion as part of Beijing’s air pollution campaign.

China Energy 2018-02-02

China's nuclear power generating capacity to reach 58 million KW by 2020

China’s nuclear power development is embracing a period of strategic opportunity, with generating capacity expected to double in the next two decades, Economic Information Daily reported on Jan. 31, quoting the agreement at a recent nuclear investment forum.

Bolivia, China see closer ties through hydropower co-op

China and Bolivia have witnessed a closer cooperation in the energy sector as a leading Chinese construction corporation helped build a hydroelectric station in the South America country.

Global Market 2018-02-02

China's provincial governments step up efforts in environmental protection

Despite seeing cleaner skies and less polluted rivers, policymakers across China are sparing no effort to maintain the momentum in improving the environment.

China Combines Two State-Owned Nuclear Firms Into Powerhouse

China has given the green light for two of its largest nuclear-power firms to merge as it continues to consolidate state-owned enterprises to reduce overcapacity and improve operating efficiency.

SOEs 2018-02-01

China regulator approves nuclear firms' merger in latest state-backed power deal

China's state asset regulator said on Wednesday it has approved the proposed merger of China Nuclear Engineering & Construction (CNEC) and China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC), the latest state-orchestrated marriage in the nation's vast power sector.

China Has Built a Huge Floating Solar Farm on Top of a Deserted Coal Mine

The world’s largest floating solar farm, sitting on a lake that used to be a coal mine, is China’s latest effort to showcase its commitment to renewable energy. With a 166,000 panels and a total capacity of 40 megawatts, the solar farm can produce enough energy to power 15,000 homes, the South China

Solar 2018-01-31

China Officially Installed 52.83 Gigawatts Worth Of Solar In 2017

China’s National Energy Administration published its official solar statistics for 2017 on Monday, revealing that the country had installed a total of 52.83 gigawatts worth of new solar capacity in 2017.

Solar 2018-01-23

China's public NEV charging piles up 51 pct in 2017

China had installed 214,000 public charging piles for new energy vehicles (NEVs) by the end of 2017, the most worldwide, according to Industry and Information Technology Minister Miao Wei.

China Energy 2018-01-22

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