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May 19, 2011

China to Tax the Most Energy-Hungry of Industries (Reuters)

By Mridul Chadha April 5, 2011 China will impose tax on energy usage of eight industrial sectors which have the highest energy usage in the country. The eight sectors include iron & steel, aluminum and cement. The Chinese agencies have divided the industrial units into two categories, seemingly according to their energy usage and efficiency. The units which lag others in energy efficiency and has very high energy usage will be taxed yuan 20 per kWh of the electricity consumed. While the second category of relatively more efficient units will face a surcharge yuan 5 per kWh of electricity consumed. The energy tax is the latest in a series of efforts launched by the Chinese agencies. China had announced that it aims to reduce its carbon intensity (carbon emissions per unit GDP) by 20 percent by 2020 from 2005 levels. As an intermediate goal, China aims to reduce carbon intensity by 17 percent between 2011 and 2015.
Feb 8, 2011

Energy efficiency of China’s energy intensive sectors up 20 pct in past 5 years: NBS (China Business News)

February 8, 2011 The energy consumption per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) for China’s major energy intensive industries decreased by more than 20 percent during the 2006-2010 period, the statistics authorities have reported. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) attributed the rising energy efficiency for the industries to the government’s growing investment in energy savings, and the accelerated energy-saving technological upgrading for the sectors.
Sep 22, 2010

China Slashes Energy Use, Carbon Emissions with Industrial Efficiency

Five years ago, the Chinese government adopted aggressive targets to improve energy efficiency in the industrial facilities responsible for most of China's energy use and carbon emissions. In the fall of 2009, ClimateWorks met with provincial leaders and technical experts in Shandong Province to learn how these industrial efficiency targets are being implemented in the 1,000 largest factories in China, which collectively consume one-third of all the energy in the country.


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Feb 2, 2019

Practice and Innovation of Energy Efficiency Investment and Financing in Industrial Parks

In 2017 and 2018, Energy Foundation China supported the China Energy Efficiency and Investment Consultancy Service Center to investigate the current status of energy efficiency investment and financing in China’s industrial parks. The results were released in the report.
Nov 12, 2018

Promotion Mechanism and Road Map for Energy Management Systems

In September 2018, the National Energy Efficiency Center published the research report, with support from Energy Foundation China. It analyzes how energy management systems work in China’s major energy consumption sectors, summarizes lessons learned, and identifies problems and obstacles. This report also provides recommendations on how to continue promoting energy management systems in China.
Jul 10, 2018

Analyzing Carbon Emissions Peaking Pathway of the Industrial Sector in Wuhan

In June 2018, the Rocky Mountain Institute published a report to explore how to help Wuhan’s industrial sector peak its carbon emissions. This project was supported by Energy Foundation China.
Jul 10, 2018

A Guide to Green Supply Chain Management in Chinese Enterprises

With Energy Foundation China’s support, the Energy Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission carried out research on green supply chain management in China’s manufacturing sector and released their findings in a report in April 2018.
Nov 26, 2014

China Stages the World’s Largest Energy Saving Project

With a target to save 255 million tce during the 12th Five-year Plan period, the Top-10,00 program represents a contribution of approximately 38 percent to the plan’s energy saving goal.
Nov 26, 2014

Industrial Energy Efficiency – Going from Strength to Strength

In 2010, with support from CIP and under the guidance of four universities—Beijing University of Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Dalian University of Technology and Chongqing University—16 colleges and universities from 7 major areas of China established the University Alliance for Industrial Energy Efficiency (UAIEE).
Nov 26, 2014

Small Labels, Big Savings

When Energy Foundation China was founded in 1999, it supported the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) and other institutes to improve the existing standards and set efficiency standards for other appliances and lighting products.

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