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. The campaign will involve 5,600 inspectors and will run all the way until March 2018. The aim of this campaign is to evaluate and […]
On the 25th of April, China’s top economic planner called for the implementation of a government plan to promote reform in energy production and consumption. The plan, issued by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), aims at reducing China’s total energy consumptionby 6 billion tons of coal equivalent before 2030. It will be executed through the aim of optimizing the […]
State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC), one of the biggest power generators in China, is currently in the process of building a 800 megawatts offshore wind power farm outside the coast of eastern Yancheng, Jiangsu province. Once it begins operating in 2018 it will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
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.