- Quake Idles Power Plants in Two Provinces
Officials say China's national grid is safe, but the shutdown of power plants and substations in Sichuan and Shaanxi severely reduced electric capacity.
- Southwest China Quakes
Southwest China shook atop a quake reaching 7.8 on the Richter scale, and Beijing feels the wave.
- Tough Times for Chinese Power, Oil Firms
Squeezed by a combination of government price controls and higher input costs, the once-profitable companies that fuel China are reporting big losses.
- Major Audit Targets China
The 2002 breakup of an electricity monopoly was the beginning of a reformation that now demands a closer look.
- Stalemate over Rushan Nuclear Power Plant
A beach resort or a nuclear power plant? The latest tug of war pitting vacation home developers against the nuclear power industry has shone a spotlight on Rushan, a fishing village in Shandong province.
- China Warms to Energy-Saving Challenge
An effort to cut energy use in Chinese buildings faces high investment costs and other hurdles. But at least the flats on West Huixin Street are warmer.
- Stormy February Cools Electricity Growth
Companies that consume large amounts of electricity have been affected by stricter state controls, contributing to falling growth rates for power use.
- Coal Chief Calls for Higher Storage
In the light of the coal shortage after the recent snow storm in southern China, Jing Tianliang seeks to increase the storage ratio by more than 10 percent.
- Han River Pollution Affects Over 200,000
Faucets ran dry for towns and farms in an area of Hubei Province during China’s latest water pollution scare, the cause of which has not been determined.