A technician examines the transmission line on an ultra-high voltage system in Huaian, Jiangsu province, in 2015. State Grid’s internet technologies project is another part of its plan to upgrade China’s power infrastructure. Photo: Xinhua

China’s largest utility plans a national power grid integrating Internet of Things technologies

  • State Grid, which provides about 90 per cent of China’s electricity, intends to use the technologies to advance construction of ‘smart cities’
  • The first phase of the project is slated for completion in 2021, with the second phase to be finished in 2024
Topic |   China Society

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A technician examines the transmission line on an ultra-high voltage system in Huaian, Jiangsu province, in 2015. State Grid’s internet technologies project is another part of its plan to upgrade China’s power infrastructure. Photo: Xinhua
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A space suit at an exhibition of high technologies and equipment in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua

US ‘blockades’ won’t hurt the fundamentals of China’s science and technology development, says MIIT

  • The blacklist decision, which immediately drew a rebuke from Beijing, targeted 20 Chinese public security bureaus and eight companies
Topic |   US-China trade war

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A space suit at an exhibition of high technologies and equipment in Yinchuan, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
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