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Watch Amory Lovins’ “A 50-year plan for energy” talk at TED

In this intimate talk filmed at TED’s offices, energy theorist Amory Lovins lays out the steps we must take to end the world’s dependence on oil (before we run out). Some changes are already happening — like lighter-weight cars and smarter trucks — but some require a bigger vision […]

China, Technology and the Environment: Electricity generation up by 15% 0

China, Technology and the Environment: Electricity generation up by 15%

China boosted electricity generation to a seven-month high in March/2011 […]

China, Technology and the Environment: Electricity consumption to almost double by 2020 0

China, Technology and the Environment: Electricity consumption to almost double by 2020

The China Electricity Council (CEC) released projections recently that the country’s electricity consumption will almost double from the 2010 level to 8.2 trillion kWh by 2020 […]

Shanghai World Expo: JAPAN PAVILION 0

Shanghai World Expo: JAPAN PAVILION

The Japan Pavilion is a semi-circular structure, covered by a purple membrane material. Several antennae and caves make the pavilion a “breathing organism,” which will express the harmony between the human heart and technology. The pavilion has been dubbed “Purple Silkworm Island” by Chinese people […]

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: power generation capacity has exceeded 900 million kilowatts 0

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: power generation capacity has exceeded 900 million kilowatts

China’s installed power generation capacity has exceeded 900 million kilowatts after a reactor under the second phase of Ling’ao Nuclear Power Plant began operations in Guangdong Province recently […]

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: China’s State Grid unveils ultra-high-voltage power line plans 0

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: China’s State Grid unveils ultra-high-voltage power line plans

State Grid Corp of China, China’s major power grid operator, plans to build a network of ultra-high-voltage (UHV) power transmission lines by 2020, linking major energy production bases with the nation’s power-guzzling regions […]

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai aims to grow green energy by 20% 0

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai aims to grow green energy by 20%

Shanghai is gearing up to grow its new-energy industry by 20 percent this year and is making plans to leverage green technologies at the World Expo for daily life […]

China, Technology & the Environment: Emissions goal “will cost China $30b” 1

China, Technology & the Environment: Emissions goal “will cost China $30b”

Researchers have been busy calculating what China’s carbon emissions target announced last year will mean for the average family […]

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: Energy Data, Statistics and Analysis for Oil, Gas, Electricity, Coal 0

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: Energy Data, Statistics and Analysis for Oil, Gas, Electricity, Coal

Despite the economic slowdown in exports and domestic demand in the past year, China’s demand for energy remains high […]

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: China leads US in clean energy 2

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: China leads US in clean energy

China beat the United States for the first time last year in investments in low-carbon energy such as wind and solar power, according to a report released by the Pew Charitable Trusts recently […]