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Siemens Energy to power China’s Greater Bay Area
Siemens Energy has recently entered into separate agreements with Guangdong Energy Group and Shenzhen Energy Group to deliver a total of four H-class combined cycle power units to...
GE awarded 2 GW order for Guangdong
GE Gas Power and Harbin Electric have received an order from Chinese state-owned power utility Shenzhen energy Group for power generation equipment for its Guangming combined cycle...
China pledges to end funding for coal fired power stations abroad
China’s president Xi Jinping made the announcement, that China will not build new coal-fire projects abroad, in his address on 22 September at the United Nations General Assembly....
IRENA and SGCC to partner on grid transformation
The International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State Grid Corporation of China on grid and energy transformation in China and...
Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu sign co-operation agreement
Wärtsilä and Huaneng Jiangsu, the provincial subsidiary of China Huaneng Group, one of China’s largest state-owned power generation companies, have signed a Strategic...
Saft launches new energy storage hub
Saft has opened a new manufacturing hub for energy storage solutions in Zhuhai, China. The new plant will enable Saft to provide an integrated approach to energy storage worldwide....
China aims at carbon neutrality before 2060
China’s president Xi Jinping used his speech on 22 September, at the general debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, to set out China’s position on...
ABB partners with China’s state grid
ABB’s Power Grids business has won several major orders to supply advanced HVDC converter transformers and high-voltage equipment for three 800 kV ultrahigh-voltage direct current...
Covid-19: power demand is recovering in China
A report from IHS Markit suggests that China, which has experienced an unprecedented power demand drop, is now showing signs of recovery.
Map of renewable curtailment and coal asset risk in China
Bloomberg New Energy Finance is predicting that China’s power system will face serious challenges in the next few years caused by overcapacity, and has created a predictive tool,...
Chinese government backs fuel cell development
Air quality concerns and environmental commitments are leading China to take an expanding role in the development of fuel cell technology.
40 die in China power plant disaster
It has been confirmed that at least 40 people have died after a platform at a power plant construction site in east China collapsed.
SGS acquires 75% stake in Shenzhen Firstrank
SGS has announced the acquisition of a 75 % stake in Shenzhen Firstrank Industrial Development Co. Ltd which is based in Shenzhen, China.
Giant coal mine 'encroaching on source of Yellow River'
Greenpeace has reported the existence of a giant coal mine that it says is illegally encroaching on a nature reserve at the source of the 5464 km Yellow River and is endangering...
Enel signs MOU in China
Enel is aiming to take advantage of growth opportunities in China's smart grid and renewable energy sectors through a new agreement with State Grid Corporation.
ABB to invest $300 million in China expansion
ABB has announced that it will invest $300 million over the next five years in a new development and production hub in the city of Xiamen for power products and low voltage...
China's new clean air plan will curb coal imports
The Chinese government's new plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions will significantly slow down growth in China's coal consumption.
China's coal plant plans could stretch water resources
China could further stress its water resources if it goes ahead with plans to build new coal fired power plants in parts of the country where water resources are already under pressure.