Industry regulator the National Development and Reform Commission said in its report at yesterday's opening session of the National People's Congress that it aimed to increase output from the four sources by 52.24 gigawatts this year. Installed hydropower generating capacity will increase by 21 GW, nuclear power capacity by 3.24 GW, wind power capacity by 19 GW and solar power capacity by 10 GW.Wednesday, 6 March, 2013, 6:31am
Four wind turbine towers will soon supply almost a quarter of the power used at Bayerische Motoren Werke's Leipzig plant, where the carmaker builds the X1 sport utility vehicle and soon the i3, its first electric car.20 Feb 2013 - 2:52am
Europe: 1,662 turbines; United States: 0. After delays that left the American industry years behind other nations, the first wind farm off the US coast should finally produce electricity by 2015.11 Feb 2013 - 12:41pm 1 comment
Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology, China's largest wind-turbine maker, is studying new projects to take advantage of Australia's 2020 renewable energy target.18 Dec 2012 - 4:49am
Mainland wind power producer China Longyuan Power said yesterday it would raise up to US$312 million selling new shares, joining the rush among liquidity-thirsty firms to place shares following the recent strong run of the Hong Kong market.14 Dec 2012 - 5:01am
The mainland's wind power generators will reach their full potential only if the state-owned power distribution giants lose their monopolies, said the China director of the Global Wind Energy Council.25 Oct 2012 - 4:53am
The entire supply chain of the mainland's wind power industry - from the manufacturing of components to the generation of power - is undergoing painful rationalisation after years of overly rapid and disorderly expansion.
And the pain will not go away any time soon, analysts say.20 Sep 2012 - 3:55am
Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) plans to buy a power distribution business in Australia, its fourth in that country and the second overseas investment it has unveiled in just over a month.4 Sep 2012 - 2:34am
Wind power producers in three northern regions on the mainland were forced to waste 6.6 billion yuan (HK$8.09 billion) of electricity generated in this year's first half due to chronic power grid capacity shortages, says the State Electricity Regulatory Commission.15 Aug 2012 - 11:04pm
Swire Blue Ocean has taken delivery of the biggest ship in the world specifically built to install offshore wind farm equipment in a move that marks the firm's entrance into the burgeoning global offshore wind farm market.30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Huadian Fuxin Energy has been forced to tap the stock market at a tough time.
The clean energy flagship of China Huadian Group, the mainland's fourth-biggest state-owned power generator by capacity, is seeking a fresh injection of cash from a Hong Kong listing just as share market valuations are taking a battering from the global slowdown.15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Shares in China Longyuan Power, the largest operator of wind power projects on the mainland, plunged by 11 per cent yesterday in response to its plan to issue more shares to fund wind and solar projects, which analysts said would dilute existing shareholders' interests.15 May 2012 - 12:00am
Denmark plays a larger role in Hong Kong life than many people realise. It starts in childhood when many youngsters get their first taste of the construction industry via Lego, which has been a part of growing up in Denmark since the 1930s.16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
China Datang Corporation Renewable Power saw its net profit increase 60 per cent year on year to 729.8 million yuan (HK$892 million) in 2011 due to the expansion in its wind-power capacity.
Huaneng Renewables, a direct competitor to Datang Renewable, meanwhile saw its net profit nearly double to 1.02 billion yuan last year, on a 80 per cent increase in sales.20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
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