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China Feb power consumption up 2pct on yr, NEA

2018-03-20 16:50:00 Production & Sales,  Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

China consumed 455.7 TWh of electricity in February, increasing 2% from the previous year, showed data released by the National Ener...

State Grid supplies cleaner energy

2018-03-15 08:53:00 Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

The State Grid Corporation of China is building an energy-services company to promote the distribution of clean energy as part of i...

Yunnan 2017 market-oriented power trade up 19.18pct YoY

2018-03-01 15:08:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

Southwestern China's Yunnan province's market-oriented power trade increased by 19.18% year on year to 70.3 TWh in 2017, accounting f...

China's SGCC eyes share of German electricity grid: reports

2018-02-12 11:18:00 International,  Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar,  Others

The State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), one of the world's largest utility firms, is likely to acquire a share of the North-Eas...

Zhejiang 2017 power consumption up 8.25pct YoY

2018-02-07 13:28:00 Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

Eastern China's Zhejiang province consumed 188.03 TWh of electricity in 2017, up 8.25% year on year, showed data from Zhejiang Prov...

Hydropower remains China's prime renewable energy in 2017

2018-02-07 08:21:00 Hydropower

Hydropower remained a prime renewable energy source in China in 2017 given its efficiency, economy and comprehensive utilization rate...

China's power consumption to rise 5.5% in 2018, CEC

2018-02-01 11:13:00 Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

China's power consumption is forecast to go up by 5.5% in 2018, China Electricity Council said during the press briefing held on Janu...

Hunan's power consumption to up 14% on yr

2018-02-01 10:10:00 Production & Sales,  Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Solar,  Others

Impacted by fast-growing industrial growth rate, central China's Hunan province is estimated to consume 15.1 TWh of power in Januar...

Shanxi new energy output rises rapidly in 2017

2018-01-31 08:17:00 Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar

Output of electricity from new energy sources in north China's Shanxi rose fast last year, the latest sign that the province is makin...

China wind power curtailment rate down to 12% in 2017

2018-01-29 08:37:00 Hydropower,  Wind

China saw wind power curtailment rate slide to 12% in 2017, a drop of 5.2 percentage points from a year ago, said the National Energy...

China 2017 clean energy power output up 10pct on yr

2018-01-26 08:30:00 Production & Sales,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

China logged a 10% year-on-year climb of clean energy power output in 2017, compared with a rise of 5.2% in thermal power generation ...

China's renewable energy capacity grew 14% in 2017

2018-01-25 08:45:00 Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

China's renewable energy capacity continued to expand in 2017 and has achieved major improvement in solving renewable energy problems...

China 2017 power consumption up 6.6pct on yr, NEA

2018-01-22 11:40:00 Production & Sales,  Thermal Power,  Hydropower

China consumed 6,307.7 TWh of electricity in 2017, increasing by 6.6% year on year, showed data from the National Energy Administra...

Sri Lanka, China to co-build dendro power plant

2018-01-19 15:08:00 Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

Sri Lanka and China on January 19 signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka's largest dendro power plant in Moneragal...

Chongqing Three Gorges generates over 1 TWh of power in 2017

2018-01-18 17:45:00 Company,  Hydropower

Shanghai-listed hydropower generator Chongqing Three Gorges Water Conservancy and Electric Power produced 1.01043 TWh of electricity ...

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1 China's steel prices expected to rebound amid output curbs stretch 2018-03-20

China's steel prices are expected to bounce back in the short run, as some regions have extended output curbs and demand for the material may rebound. Major steel cities including Handan

2 China's raw coal output up in 2017, first pickup since 2014 2018-03-20

China's raw coal output picked up to 3.52 billion tonnes in 2017, a 3.3% increase from a year ago, rising for the first time since 2014, thanks to robust demand and high-quality capacity building an

3 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-03-20

Coke prices went down by 50 yuan/t in most parts of eastern China's Shandong, some areas in Hebei and other regions last week. For most market players, the price drop seemed out of expectation but w

4 China's steel price drop show signs of slowdown but still under pressure 2018-03-19

China's spot steel products market posted a slowdown in price drops last week, but was still under pressure as steel stocks remained high in the consuming side. As the previ

5 China's longest on-building coal special railway starts rail laying 2018-03-19

Starting from coal-rich Inner Mongolia in the north and ending in southern consuming area Jiangxi, China's longest on-building coal-dedicated railway started rail laying on March 17, marking the part

6 Weekly China coal market news summary (Mar12 - Mar 16) 2018-03-19

China overcapacity campaign faces its toughest challenge this year China's effort to cut overcapacity in steel and coal is expected to face its most difficult challenge this year, although th

7 Weekly global coal market news summary (Mar12 - Mar 16) 2018-03-19

India to raise coal supply to power plants by railways As power plants face coal shortages, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has asked Railways to increase coal loading to up to 500 rakes per day

8 China Shenhua Feb commercial coal output down 10.4% YoY 2018-03-19

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of newly-merged China Energy Investment Corporation, produced 22.4 million tonnes of commercial coal in February, dropping 10.4% year on year and 8.9% fro

9 Kazakhstan Jan coal output down 4.9% on yr 2018-03-16

Kazakhstan saw its coal production total 9.73 million tonnes in January, down 4.9% on the year and 7.7% on the month, showed data from the country's Committee of Statistics under the Ministry of Nat

10 The US Jan coal output down 7.7% on yr 2018-03-16

The US produced 63.11 million short tons (57.25 million tonnes) of coal in January, down 7.7% or 5.27 million short tons from a year ago yet up 0.95% from a month ago, showed data from Energy Inform

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1 China overcapacity campaign faces its toughest challenge this year 2018-03-12

China's effort to cut overcapacity in steel and coal is expected to face its most difficult challenge this year, although the target may look small compared with the previous two years, analysts said.

2 China's coal capital to add 5.55 Mtpa coal capacity in 2018 2018-03-12

Six coal mines with combined production capacity of 5.55 Mtpa will go into operation in Taiyuan, capital city of coal-rich Shanxi province, this year, said the municipal government. This

3 Indian state ports' Feb coal imports down 18.45pct MoM 2018-03-12

India's 12 major government-owned ports imported 12.39 million tonnes of coal in February, down 18.45% from January but up 5.18% year on year, according to latest data released by the India Ports As

4 Indonesia to lose $630 mln in revenue from coal price cap 2018-03-15

Indonesia's decision to impose a price cap on domestic coal prices will lower state revenue by up to 9 trillion rupiah ($630 million) this year, a senior finance ministry official said on March 13.

5 India's coal-fired power generation growth declines in Apr-Feb 2018-03-16

Coal-fired power generation has registered a 4.37% growth during the April-February fiscal 2017-18, compared with 5.47% in the previous corresponding period. Analysts, however, are predicting an incre

6 China steel exports may fall further in 2018: top executive 2018-03-12

Chinese exports of steel products may continue to fall this year due to strong domestic demand and reductions in capacity due to environmental commitments, the chairman of state-owned mill Fujian Sang

7 Yancoal to produce 70 Mt of raw coal in 2018 2018-03-14

China's Yancoal Australia Ltd, the largest pure-coal producer in Australia, is expected to produce at least 70 million tonnes of raw coal in 2018, according to Xinhua. The annual raw prod

8 Indonesian steps up for Rio Tinto coal, bids ready 2018-03-14

Indonesian coal giant Adaro Energy is a latecomer to the auction for Rio Tinto's $2.5 billion-plus Queensland coal portfolio. It is understood that Adaro will bid for the whole portfolio

9 Teck Resources cuts sales volume forecast for steelmaking coal 2018-03-12

Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd on March 9 cut its current-quarter forecast for steelmaking coal sales volumes. Teck said it now expects sales volumes of steelmaking coal to be about 6

10 S.Korea fuel oil imports soar as coal, nuclear plants shut 2018-03-15

South Korea's move to shut coal-fired generators to control air pollution at the same time as nuclear reactors are going into scheduled maintenance is resulting in surging fuel oil imports, as utiliti

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1 China import thermal coal prices further dip on shrinking demand 2018-03-05

Offer prices for Indonesian and Australian coal for exports to China further weakened to track a fast downtrend in China, sources said. Panamax cargoes of Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR wer

2 China says to build 200-mln-cu.m natural gas peak regulation mechanism 2018-03-08

China is set to build natural gas pipelines and storages with a total capacity 200 million cubic meters, in order to deal with emergency supply shortage like what happened in the past winter, said t

3 China's solar PV capacity is glutted or just "crying wolf"? 2018-03-07

China added 53 GW of solar PV capacity last year, hitting a new high of expansion in the sector. The expansion spree inevitably makes people wonder whether the country will be stuck in the overcapa

4 China coking coal market runs steadily; truck freight slumps 2018-03-05

China's coking coal market ran steadily after the Spring Festival holidays; most coke firms were not urgent to replenish stocks while just purchasing on demand, resulting in stocks pressure at some co

5 Production resumption leading to easy coking coal restocking for coke plants 2018-03-06

China's coking coal miners have been gradually getting back to normal production, making it easy for coke plants to replenish stocks. China's coking coal market, especially in Shanx

6 What does Trump's 25% tariff mean to China's steel exports? 2018-03-14

On March 24, the US will impose 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum, following President Donald Trump singed the order on March 9 (GMT +8). The tariff policy has put the globa

7 China coal industry de-capacity: from surplus capacity to backward capacity 2018-03-13

China will further phase out 150 million tonnes of coal production capacity in 2018 through market-oriented and law-based means, said Premier Li Keqiang in a government report on March 5.

8 Gains galore for steel companies from B&R drive 2018-03-15

Chinese companies should play a bigger role in global steel production and trade, rather than just export basic products, and utilize the Belt and Road Initiative for expanding reach, a top industry

9 China's thermal coal market has limited downward space 2018-03-13

China's thermal coal market will have limited space to head down in the short run following long-running and sharp retreats, though the market may remain in supply glut temporarily. Looki

10 China's steel products prices unexpectedly go downward 2018-03-12

Prices for major steel products in China posted a sharp fall by over 100 yuan/t last week after experiencing a temporary pick-up from the Lunar New Year holiday, beating market expectation that the st