China sent thousands of military personnel, rescue teams and utility workers into the southwestern province of Sichuan where the country’s strongest earthquake in three years left 1.5 million people needing aid.
China’s Premier Li Keqiang flew to the southwestern province of Sichuan to oversee relief work as the death toll from yesterday’s earthquake climbed to 179 and officials struggled to help 1.5 million people affected by it.
China plans to set four rates that solar-power plants can earn for selling electricity to grid operators, compared with two currently, PV-Tech news reported on its website yesterday, citing people it didn’t identify.
Chinese President Hu Jintao flew to earthquake-hit Qinghai province after cutting short a visit to South America and amid efforts by the ruling Communist Party to “guide public opinion” on relief efforts.
China’s northwest Qinghai province will increase lithium output five times over five years to meet demand for electric vehicle batteries, the China Daily reported, citing Liu Shanqing, head of the local Land and Resources Department.