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City in Shaanxi Province, China Launches Innovative Large-Scale Geothermal District Heating System

ThinkGeoEnergy Summary China's largest non-interference geothermal heating system has been activated at the Western China Science & Technology Innovation Harbor in Fengxi New City, Xixian New Area, Shaanxi Province. Recently, China’s largest non-interference geothermal heating system...

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China Starts Up First Nuclear Cogeneration Project - at AP1000 Plant

Sonal Patel, POWER Summary China has started up its first commercial nuclear cogeneration system, using two newly operational AP1000 reactors at the Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant to heat 700,000 square meters of housing. Shandong Nuclear Power Co. (SDNPC), a subsidiary of State Power...


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Abu Dhabi DoE, State Grid Corporation of China Set Stage for New Phase of Cooperation

Sumaira FH, Urdu Point Summary ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 11th Sep, 2019) The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy, DoE, Host Sponsor of the 24th World Energy Congress , being held in Abu Dhabi from 9th to 12th September , 2019 , has signed a...


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Evaluation Summary - District Heating Projects in Jinzhong and Taiyuan

AFD Summary In China , district heating projects in Jinzhong and Taiyuan were subject to an evaluation in May 2017. In 2005, the Government of the People’s Republic of China set national goals for reducing the carbon intensity by 40% per unit of GDP by 2020. In line with these...


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These Countries Have Prices on Carbon. Are They Working?

Brad Plumer and Nadja Popovich, The New York Times Summary The idea of putting a price on carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change has been slowly spreading around the globe over the past two decades. This week, Canada’s federal government took the latest step when it...


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Massive climate potential in Sino-Danish district heating cooperation

State of Green Summary The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has launched a pilot project together with China's National Centre for Energy Efficiency (NECC). The project points to a huge potential in cleaner and more efficient district heating in China, which may result in massive climate benefits...


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Why Benchmarking Is Critical for Saving Energy in China

Barbara Finamore, NRDC Summary This is a guest post by Zhiming Pan. Over two-thirds of existing buildings in China are energy inefficient; this energy consumption accounts for about one-fourth of the country’s total CO 2 emissions . Large buildings have particularly high energy...


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Changfeng Announces the Meishan Integrated District Energy Distribution Project

Press Release, Changfeng Energy Inc. TORONTO, Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Changfeng Energy Inc. (TSXV: CFY) (“Changfeng” or the “Company”), an energy provider in the People’s Republic of China (the ”PRC”), is pleased to announce that in October 2018, Sanya Changfeng New Energy Investment...


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Can China keep the climate cool while its air-conditioning market heats up?

Alan Miller, South China Morning Post Summary Among the many impressive achievements of China ’s rapid economic growth has been providing electricity to nearly all of its population , which has improved living standards in many ways. But one unintended consequence of this success has...


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China to Expand Air Pollution Measures

The Maritime Executive Summary On July 3, China’s State Council released the full text of a three-year action plan to curb air pollution by 2020. Air pollution in China is now affecting 37 percent of China's population, and measures taken so far are falling short of government goals and...