The IEA’s newly renamed Renewables 2017 (formerly titled Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report) provides a detailed market analysis and overview of renewable electricity capacity and generation, biofuels production, and heat consumption, as well as a forecast for the period between 2017 and 2022.
In the beginning of May, the Ministry of Environmental Protection embarked on a substantial environmental inspection campaign. The campaign will focus on evaluating officials’ enforcement efforts in 28 cities in provinces surrounding Beijing and Tianjin.
China declared in 2012 “war on pollution” and announced that it would spend 3.7 trillion RMB in winning this battle. It was further announced that about half of this sum would be spent on combating water pollution.
The Municipal Commission of City Management announced last Thursday (23rd of March) that Beijing aiming to cut coal consumption by 30 % and to keep total coal consumption under 7 million tonnes this year. Local authorities in Beijing have also announced that they will invest 18 billion yuan (2.6 billion U.S. dollars) to curb air […]
According to the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), China was a leading actor in investing, adding new capacity and having the highest amount of renewable energy capacity in 2016.
According to a recently released water quality assessment report by Greenpeace East Asia; ” 十二五” 期间中国各省( 自治区、直辖市) 地表水环境质量改善情况评估“, nearly half of China’s provinces have missed its five year targets of reaching its laid out water quality targets.