(April 13, 2011) According to official Chinese media, China will be begin construction of hydro projects totaling 120 megawatts within the next five years.
China Global Times
April 11, 2011
China will put more hydropower into use over the next five years, in an effort to transform the country’s energy consumption model, according to the Bureau of Energy under the National Development and Reform Commission.
By the end of 2015, China will have begun work on projects providing an extra 120 megawatts in hydropower capacity.
Liu Qi, deputy director of the bureau, said that hydropower still faces problems, including low efficiency and finding suitable sites for projects.
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