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GE completes coal-to-gas conversion at 661-MW CHP plant in China

Power Engineering Summary GE has announced the start of commercial operations for the Junliangcheng combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Tianjin City, mainland China. GE provided the power generation equipment for the new CHP gas power plant that will replace the existing coal-fired...

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Arctic Green Energy secures $200m in funding for geothermal work in China

Think GeoEnergy Summary Arctic Green Energy, developer and operator of geothermal district heating projects, has announced the successful completion of a US$ 200 million strategic, structured investment by a leading global institutional investor. This funding round is dedicated to the...

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Haiyang begins commercial-scale district heat supply

World Nuclear News Summary Beginning in September, Shandong Nuclear Power Company (SDNPC) - a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) and the owner of Haiyang plant - cooperated with local thermal company Fengyuan Thermal Power to conduct a trial operation of the entire...

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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...