China, the world’s biggest energy user, may cut its 2020 nuclear power capacity goal by about 10 percent under a revised development plan to be announced this year, said a group tasked to help implement atomic policies.
Suzlon Energy Ltd. , India’s biggest maker of wind turbines, said it plans to expand capacity at its plant in China as that market remains the world’s largest and the company returns to profit this financial year.
China’s top energy official said the U.S. was playing electoral politics with an announcement that it will investigate a union complaint that the Chinese government gives unfair subsidies to its alternative energy industry.
China will use more rivers and nuclear fuel for generating power to help the country slow its pace of annual carbon-dioxide emissions growth by 1.38 billion tons in 2020, according to a government plan.
China will limit annual coal output to about 3.7 billion tons during the five years from 2011 through 2015, the Oriental Morning Post reported today, citing Fang Junshi, head of the National Energy Administration’s coal department.
China has drafted a development plan for alternative energy that includes a model alternative energy base in the northwest Xinjiang region, the Shanghai Securities News reported, citing Zhang Guobao, vice chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission.