The newly released Notice clarifies the definition of “energy used as raw material” in previous government documents.
China approved 23 coal power projects in September 2022. The new approvals represent a significant increase compared to 2021 approvals, as China looks back on a period of power shortages and seeks to strengthen supply security through coal, but the new projects also are better adjusted to operate jointly with renewables.
During a regular press conference of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) in September, Mr. BIE Tao, Deputy Director of the Department of Laws, Regulations and Standards, introduced the working progress of the “Ordinance on Carbon Emissions Trading System Administrative Management”. According to BIE, was the Ordinance handed to
On 29 August, SONG Zhiping, the president of World Cement Association (WCA), announced the cement sector will be officially covered in the national ETS in his speech at the virtual meeting of “Carbon Asset Management and Dual Carbon Targets” held by WCA. https://news.bjx.com.cn/html/20220914/1254906.shtml
High temperatures and droughts reduced output from hydropower in Sichuan province, while the heat caused residential demand to soar. Continued power exports further exacerbated the supply shortage.