Reuters reported that China’s northern Hebei province will phase out subsidies paid to some newly-built solar power plants from January next year, an official from the local pricing bureau told Reuters on Thursday, part of a state move to cut government support for the industry. China is in the process of reducing direct subsidy support […]
Trina Solar Limited announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Spain-based Nclave Renewable S.L. (“Nclave”), the world’s leading solar tracker system manufacturer. This is the first time that a Chinese solar company has acquired a solar tracker producer outside of its home market, accelerating Trina Solar’s strategic transformation from a leading PV product […]
A few weeks after China announced foreign companies will no longer need to partner with local Chinese companies to manufacture cars in the country. This new Chinese policy applies first to manufacturers of electric cars. Tesla certainly qualifies on that score. Tesla created Tesla Shanghai Co. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesla HK.
The European Investment Bank announced this week that it has signed an agreement to provide a €300 million framework loan in partnership with The Export-Import Bank of China, which the Europeans hope will spur other financiers in providing up to €1 billion in financing to help the country reduce carbon emissions and improve environmental protection.
On September 21st, 2017, during the 2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) Annual High-Level Dialogue Conference And High-Level Business Conference, Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for the Environment, Marine Affairs and Fisheries, and Chen Lei, Chinese Minister of Water Resources, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a Water Policy Dialogue between the EU and China.
Fuzhou release four measures to support development of offshore wind power equipment industrial park
To promote the development of the Fuzhou Offshore Wind Power Equipment Industrial Park, and build a world-class offshore wind equipment manufacturing industrial base, the People’s Government of Fuzhou, Fujian Province, released the “Four measures to support the accelerated development of Fuzhou Offshore Wind Equipment Industrial Park” (in Chinese), which will be valid until December 31st, 2020.
During the first week of June, the 6th – 8th, NEEC participated at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference and exhibition in London, United Kingdom. The Offshore Wind Energy conference and exhibition was organized by WindEurope and RenewableUK, and is considered to have been the world’s largest gathering of actors within the offshore wind energy industry. It was anticipated that over 10.000 participants participated and […]
On June 13th to 16th, the Norwegian Energy & Environment Consortium (NEEC) participated with both a stand and seminar at the 15th China International Environmental Protection Exhibition and Conference (CIEPEC). Three members of NEEC’s Water & Waste Cluster: Cambi, NIVA and CSDI WaterTech joined the ‘Norway Pavillion’ and displayed their products and services to potential clients and partners. […]
The Norwegian Energy and Environment Consortium (NEEC) co-hosted with the Fujian Provincial Department of Environmental Protection, Foreign Affairs Office of Fujian Provincial People’s Government, Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou, Innovation Norway and Fujian Association of Environmental Protection Industry, the ‘China (Fujian) – Norway Environmental Protection Technology Fair’.
After five years fighting against air pollution, Beijing and neighbors are achieving noticeably improvement in air quality, with a nearly 20 percent change for the better this year on average concentration levels of hazardous breathable particles known as PM2.5. Beijing may be starting to win its battle against smog (Reuters)