Category: China Energy Industry

Power transmission from China’s west to east

(May 10, 2006) China will speed up the development of electric power resources in the west region to prepare for a huge west-to-east electricity transmission project.

Power ploys

(March 15, 2006) Investors are hoping China’s big generating companies will be able to grow bigger in a restructuring which is believed to be imminent. By 2008, the largest grid is expected to be in operation, centred on the Three Gorges Dam.

China’s thirst for energy

(December 6, 2000) China’s environmental degradation from its rapid, no-holds barred industrialisation has reached the point where it is now interfering with future growth. Bodies such as the World Bank have estimated that the cost of environmental pollution is equivalent to several percentage points of GDP.