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China Nov power consumption up 4.6pct on yr, NEA

2017-12-18 12:02:00 Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind

China consumed 531.0 TWh of electricity in November, increasing 4.6% from the previous year, showed data from the National Energy A...

Sichuan Jan-Nov hydropower outbound transmission reaches 132.8 TWh

2017-12-12 08:23:00 Hydropower

Sichuan in southwestern China transmitted a total 132.8 TWh of hydropower to other provinces by end-November this year, said State Gr...

China Xinjiang renewable power curtailment scales down in Jan-Oct

2017-12-07 17:17:00 Production & Sales,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar

Northwestern China's Xinjiang autonomous region has obtained great achievements in controlling curtailment of renewable electricity ...

Sichuan clean power outbound transmission breaks 100 TWh via 3 UHV DC lines

2017-11-22 10:15:00 Hydropower

Southwestern China's Sichuan province has transmitted 100.06 TWh of clean power to East China's grid by November 16 through three ult...

Chinese company starts construction of Serbian coal-fired power plant

2017-11-21 08:39:00 International,  Hydropower

A Chinese company started construction on November 20 of a new 350-MW unit at Serbia's second largest coal-fired power plant, the fir...

New energy presents historic opportunities for China, Fenwei president

2017-11-20 08:18:00 Environmental Protection,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar,  Coal Gas

New energy is poised to rise significantly in China, presenting great historic opportunities for the world's top energy consumer, sai...

Hubei Oct hydropower output climbs 134.3pct YoY

2017-11-17 11:34:00 Hydropower

Hubei province generated 21.06 TWh of hydropower in October, climbing 134.3% from a year earlier, said the National Development and R...

Hubei will outsource 80 GWh hydropower from Tibet in 2018

2017-11-09 13:59:00 Hydropower

State Grid Hubei Electric Power Company will purchase 80 GWh of hydropower from Tibet in 2018 to track fast-growing economic momentum...

China's state planner approves Batang hydropower project

2017-10-31 09:30:00 Hydropower

China's state planner has approved construction of Batang hydropower plant in Jinsha River on October 18, as part of its effort to pr...

Inner Mongolia thermal plants with capacity over 6 MW hits 81 GW

2017-10-26 11:52:00 Production & Sales,  Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar

Power plants with installed capacity above 6 MW in Inner Mongolia autonomous region saw its total capacity stood at 116.99 TW, show...

Yangtze Power Q3 power output at 328.5 TWh

2017-10-18 08:33:00 Production & Sales,  Hydropower

China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd, China's largest listed hydropower firm, generated about 75.36 TWh of electricity in the third quarter, ...

Yunnan daily power supply hits new high of 579 GWh

2017-10-16 16:14:00 Policy,  Resource,  Hydropower

Yunnan Power Grid saw its daily outbound power transmission hit a new high of 579 GWh recently, with generation capacity at 26.2 GW...

China hydropower output soars in Sep, NDRC

2017-09-29 08:45:00 Hydropower

China's hydropower generation climbed quickly in September, especially key power plants in southwestern China's Sichuan and Yunnan pr...

Jiangsu Aug power consumption up 7.03pct on yr

2017-09-27 09:41:00 Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar,  Others

The power consumption of eastern China's Jiangsu is 58.82 TWh in August, climbing 7.03% from the preceding year. dada showed from Jia...

China tops the world in hydro, wind and solar power installations

2017-08-28 13:29:00 Resource,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar

With rapid growth of renewable energy in the recent years, China has ranked worldwide top in installed capacity of hydro, wind and ...

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1 China thermal coal prices still in the uptrend; Jan market may wane 2017-12-18

Thermal coal prices continued to edge up at northern China ports, sustaining an uptrend that has lasted for more than three weeks, though the market may weaken in January with authorities expected to

2 A snowfall cools down emerging price rise at N. China coal production bases 2017-12-18

A widespread snowfall recently not only blanked northern China in white, but also cooled down coal miners' enthusiasm for raising prices of slack coals. Market sources reported some miner

3 Inner Mongolia power output up 11.44% YoY in Jan-Nov 2017-12-18

Utilities with capacity of 60 GW and above generated a total 401.99 TWh of electricity in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region from January to November, up 11.44% from a year ago, data sh

4 Fujian Jiangyin port coal imports up 17% on yr in Jan-Oct 2017-12-18

Jiangyin port, one emerging key part of Fuzhou port in Southeastern China's Fujian province, imported 1.89 million tonnes of coal in the first ten months, up 17% from a year ago, said Fujian Inspectio

5 Sichuan Coal sheds 3.36 Mtpa coal capacity 2017-12-18

Sichuan Coal Industry Group, one major coal firm in southwest China, has eliminated 3.36 Mtpa backward coal capacity so far this year through closure of four mines and capacity reduction of one mine,

6 China anthracite coal price edges up in early Dec, NBS 2017-12-18

Market price of washed mid-lump anthracite in China rose 0.4% from the previous ten-day period to 1,130.3 yuan/t in early December, showed date from the National Bureau of Statistics. Mea

7 Jincheng Anthracite to buy industrial gases from Air Products 2017-12-18

Shanxi Jinmei Huayu Coal Chemical Co., Ltd, one subsidiary of Jincheng Anthracite Mining Group, has signed an agreement with world-leading industrial gases company Air Products, in a bid to get supply

8 China unveils 2017-21 plan for clean winter heating 2017-12-18

China will shift northern Chinese cities to clean heating during the winter by 2021, according to a statement jointly issued by ten government authorities. The government has made "concre

9 Weekly global coal market news summary (Dec 11-Dec 15) 2017-12-15

India government favors petcoke import ban, U.S. would be biggest loser India's government is in favor of banning imports of petroleum coke on environmental grounds, according to a government

10 Seaborne thermal coal prices rally to five-week high 2017-12-15

Prices of seaborne thermal coal selling into China have risen to the highest in about five weeks, boosted by a flurry of enquiries from Chinese buyers. Offer prices for Indonesian 3,800 K

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1 China's anti-pollution efforts get a reality check 2017-12-11

China's efforts to tackle air pollution are getting a reality check, with some regions told to revert to burning coal after shortages of natural gas left people without heating amid freezing winter te

2 AIIB loans Beijing $250 mln on "coal-to-gas" 2017-12-11

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved a loan of $250 million to Beijing in constructing natural gas transmission pipeline network with coverage of nearly 510 villages with 0.22 million

3 China urges coal firms to release advanced capacity to offset gas shortages 2017-12-15

China's National Energy Administration pressed coal firms to properly release some advanced coal capacity to ensure winter heating for millions of households in northern areas, said the authority in a

4 India government favors petcoke import ban, U.S. would be biggest loser 2017-12-12

India's government is in favor of banning imports of petroleum coke on environmental grounds, according to a government affidavit filed with the country's top court, which could be a big blow to U.S.

5 China Nov raw coal output down 2.7% YoY, NBS 2017-12-14

China's above-sized enterprises (whose annual major business revenue reaches over 20 million yuan) mined 299.98 million tonnes of raw coal in November, a decrease of 2.7% year on year, showed data

6 South Korea may only switch one planned coal power plant to gas 2017-12-11

Only one of South Korea's planned coal power plants is likely to be converted to gas, the country's energy minister said on November 8, despite government efforts to switch four out of nine coal plant

7 Inner Mongolia Nov coal prices dip MoM 2017-12-11

Mine-mouth prices of thermal coal dipped in China's coal-rich Inner Mongolia in November, as supply increased with release of more advanced capacity. The average mine-mouth se

8 Clean energy to exceed coal in China's power generation 2017-12-11

Clean energy, including nuclear power and renewable energy, is expected to exceed coal in China's electricity generating capacity in about ten years, a senior official has said. China's i

9 China natural gas share in energy mix to double by 2040, IEA 2017-12-13

The share of natural gas in China's energy mix will double to 12% by 2040, according to an International Energy Agency (IEA) report published in Kunming December 12. "China's annual

10 China gas shortages spread after botched coal conversion 2017-12-13

Gas shortages are spreading to industrial sectors in southern and western China after authorities in Beijing diverted the fuel to the north to resolve an LNG shortfall caused by a botched effort to cu

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1 Lack of rail quotas continues to hamper spot coal supply at N China ports 2017-12-04

A lack of rail transport capacity continued to hinder traders from moving thermal coal to northern China ports, supporting spot prices to stay high for the moment. "It has become increasi

2 Is thermal coal supply insufficient at N. China ports? 2017-12-07

Voices that thermal coal supply is insufficient at China's Bohai-rim ports due to tight rail transport have been running high for weeks, it this true? Not exactly. A recent mark

3 Chinese coal giants lift monthly contract price for Dec 2017-12-12

Chinese major coal firms adjusted up monthly contract prices for December by 11.4%, sending upside signals to the market, sources said. It came as these conglomerates were upbeat ab

4 Shanxi keeps its eye on energy transition development 2017-12-05

In response to the global and national trend of structural energy transformation, the 2017 Energy Transition Development Forum for Resource-based Regions was held in Shanxi's capital Taiyuan on Dece

5 Indonesian coal prices run up on increased trades 2017-12-11

Increased buying interest pushed Indonesian thermal coal prices higher in the seaborne market; Indian buyers showed great appetite and southern Chinese utilities maintained purchase for the fuel.

6 China coke market to embrace 5th price hike since late Nov 2017-12-13

Major coking plants in northern China's Hebei province announced to raise prices by another 100 yuan/t effective December 14, the fifth price hike since November 22 when Chinese met. coke market bounc

7 Robust demand drives up Chinese coking coal market 2017-12-13

Coking plants' recent coking coal purchase boom has driven up Chinese coking market, sources said. In Lingshi city, Shanxi province, mid- and high-sulfur fat coal are pegged a

8 S. China Guangzhou port coal stocks slump in Dec 2017-12-13

Sothern China's Guangzhou port posted a new trough of coal stocks entering December since April, showed data from, indicating restocking demand in southern China remained robust.

9 Dull sales driving down thermal coal prices in China production regions 2017-12-11

Thermal coal prices kept sagging in China's key production regions, pressurized by tepid sales and high stocks at mines, sources said. Compared to the relatively stable market in northern

10 China's coke prices maintain strength on buoyant demand 2017-12-15

China's coke market is moving full steam ahead fueled by a 100 yuan/t of price rise from major coking plants in northern China's Hebei province as anticipated on December 14. After the ri