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China plans to fast-charge electric vehicle production

China plans to fast-charge electric vehicle production

China considers compulsory quotas for carmakers, requiring them to produce more electric vehicles or purchase carbon credits from their peers.

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China solar and wind capacity crosses 200GW

China solar and wind capacity crosses 200GW

China’s wind power capacity has reached 140GW, while total solar capacity has jumped by nearly half to 65GW.

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China set to ban all new coal plant development

China set to ban all new coal plant development

China is expected to suspend all new coal power plant development in its upcoming five-year energy plan, as supply far outstrips demand.

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Thinking global: China’s coal-fired energy conundrum

Thinking global: China’s coal-fired energy conundrum

Current coal prices and energy tariffs mean new coal plants in China can still deliver handsome returns for investors.

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Solar panels that generate power, rain or shine

Solar panels that generate power, rain or shine

Chinese researchers add graphene layer to solar cell that allows it to generate electricity from salt ions in rain water, as well as from sunshine.

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Renewable-energy records in China suggest reshaping of global energy economy

Renewable-energy records in China suggest reshaping of global energy economy

In logging two new clean energy world records in 2015 – China is reshaping the global energy economy. And India is not far behind.

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China connects 20MW solar plant in coal mine subsidence area

China connects 20MW solar plant in coal mine subsidence area

China has installed the largest floating PV plant atop a fishpond, located in a coal mine subsidence area.

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China’s new five-year plan pushes climate targets beyond Paris pledge

China’s new five-year plan pushes climate targets beyond Paris pledge

China has officially unveiled its 13th Five-Year Plan, which will guide the country’s economic and social development from 2016 through 2020.

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China sets target for 5 million "new energy" vehicles by 2020

China sets target for 5 million “new energy” vehicles by 2020

The world’s biggest polluter has set a target of 5 million electric and fuel cell vehicles on the road by 2020.

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New China energy data: coal imports down a further 10%

New China energy data: coal imports down a further 10%

While electricity consumption was up just 0.3% yoy for the January-February period, coal imports fell 10.2% and coal production declined 6.4%.

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China carbon emissions may have peaked already

China carbon emissions may have peaked already

As Australia’s emissions rise, report finds China’s may have peaked in 2014 – or would do so by 2025, 5 years ahead of schedule.