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

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

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Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Urbanization to drive growth

China’s urbanization will provide “sustainable investment” and become a key factor in bolstering the country’s growth during the coming five years […]

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China, Technology and the Environment: more energy efficient in 2010

China’s energy efficiency improved by a bigger margin in 2010 partly because local governments shut down some industrial capacity to meet year-end targets […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Architecture & Urban Planning in China: private fund investment to support urban development

China’s urban development looks to get further support from the private sector. An Chinese Government official from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country’s top economic planning agency, says the government encourages the use of private capital in developing China’s urban areas […]

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China, Technology & the Environment: emission target costs money, triggers lifestyle changes

China’s announced target to cut carbon intensity would cost the country 30 billion U.S. dollars each year during the next decade, a report carried by China Daily said […]

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China, Technology and the Environment: power consumption up nearly 6% in 2009

China’s power consumption in 2009 rose 5.96 percent to 3,643 billion kilowatt hours, the National Energy Administration (NEA) announced recently […]

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China, Technology and the Environment: Chinese National Energy Commission is established

China has established the National Energy Commission for better coordination in formulating energy strategy and development planning, said an announcement released by the General Office of the Chinese State Council recently […]

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China, Technology and the Environment: Electricity bills to jump for Chinese industries

China announced a 5.7 percent increase in electricity prices for businesses and industries and said it will adjust residential tariffs early next year through a new pricing mechanism to promote energy savings […]