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Lower costs shield China's photovoltaic market from external shocks

2019-06-26 11:33:33 Environmental Protection,  Solar

The development of the Chinese photovoltaic power industry will not be restricted by industrial policies launched by other countries,...

China's plateau province sets new record of surviving solely on clean energy

2019-06-25 13:52:47 Environmental Protection,  Wind,  Solar

Northwest China's Qinghai Province completed a 15-day all clean energy power supply trial, setting a new record following a successfu...

China Inner Mongolian industry going green

2019-06-24 08:47:15 Environmental Protection,  Wind,  Solar

Northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region will continue to strengthen industrial transformation and environmental protection,...

Guangdong power load hits record high

2019-06-20 17:05:33 Environmental Protection,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar

Southern China's Guangdong province saw its power load hit record high at 109.37 GW on June 10, two months earlier than last year to ...

The world will get half its power from wind, solar by 2050

2019-06-20 16:23:24 Environmental Protection,  Wind,  Solar

Nearly half the world's electricity will come from renewable energy by 2050 as costs of wind, solar and battery storage continue to p...

Weekly new energy news summary (Jun 10-Jun 14)

2019-06-17 11:26:57 General,  Environmental Protection,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar

900GW of coal-fired capacity to be replaced by renewable energy, IRENA The world will be able to mount renewable energy project...

Shanxi new energy power capacity hits 20 GW

2019-06-11 09:37:49 Wind,  Solar

New energy power generating capacity has exceeded 20 GW in China's coal-rich Shanxi province as it shifts to clean energy to address ...

900GW of coal-fired capacity to be replaced by renewable energy, IRENA

2019-06-10 18:27:00 Resource,  Environmental Protection,  Wind,  Solar

The world will be able to mount renewable energy projects for considerably less than existing fossil fuel installations by 2020, incl...

Weekly China new energy news summary (Jun 3-Jun 6)

2019-06-10 13:53:56 General,  Environmental Protection,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar

Clean power capacity rises in China with optimized utilization China has seen its installed capacity of clean power sources co...

China solar power to become main energy source from 2025, experts

2019-06-10 08:36:12 Solar

Solar power is poised to gradually become the main energy source in China from 2025, said Cao Renxian, an expert and vice director ge...

China's coal-rich Shanxi turns to more new energy

2019-06-06 08:40:04 Environmental Protection,  Wind,  Solar

China's major coal-rich province of Shanxi has stepped up the development of new energy in a bid to power its economy with more clean...

Shanghai Electric set to build solar farm for SIMEC Energy Australia

2019-06-04 11:40:26 Environmental Protection,  Solar

China's leading energy equipment producer Shanghai Electric Group is making a mark in international markets by signing a strategic pa...

China to allocate $435 mln subsidies for solar projects this yr

2019-05-31 11:11:46 Policy,  Solar

China will allocate 3 billion yuan ($434.55 million) worth of subsidies for new solar projects this year, the National Energy Adminis...

China photovoltaic modules export jumps 77% in Q1

2019-05-23 14:11:11 Import & Export,  Solar

Thanks to huge demand in the emerging markets, China's export of photovoltaic modules jumped 77.63% to 16.78 GW in the first quarter,...

China nods to 20.76 GW subsidy-free wind and solar projects

2019-05-23 09:30:10 Wind,  Solar

China has approved renewable energy projects totaling 20.76 GW under subsidy-free policy. The approved projects included...

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1 Massive coal production halts in N Chinese bases; impacts short-lived 2019-06-26

Lots of coal production hubs in northern China have been subject to production curtailment or even suspension lately for various reasons, tightening supplies greatly and lending solid support to coal

2 Chinese steel makers mull more price cuts for coke 2019-06-26

Some steel producers in Tangshan, China's top steel-making city, were said to lower coke purchase price by another 100 yuan/t, following the same extent of reduction in mid-June, according to market s

3 China state planner calls for stable supply of natural gas in summer 2019-06-26

China's national economic planner issued a notice asking for improving supply capacity of natural gas in order to secure abundant supply of this clean energy in summer. Key gas suppliers,

4 China's thermal coal market strength may be sapped soon, traders 2019-06-26

The current strength in Chinese spot thermal coal market may be sapped in the short run, as impacts of supply tightness will be more than offset by sustained lukewarm demand which may continue weighin

5 Indonesian thermal coal prices inch up amid growing buying interest 2019-06-26

Indonesian thermal coal prices gained strength from growing buying interest of Chinese utilities afterkeeping silent for days. Offer prices for Panamax 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal were

6 Russia Jan-May coal exports grow 2.1% 2019-06-26

Russia logged an increase of 2.1% in coal exports from a year ago during the January-May period, showed preliminary data released by Energy Ministry of Russian Federation. Coal exports fr

7 Newcastle thermal coal price falls to nearly 3-yr low 2019-06-26

Prices of thermal coal at Newcastle, Australia's largest port of the power generation material, have hit a nearly three-year low, the latest data showed. Australian 6,000 Kcal/kg NAR coal

8 India reduces Australian coal imports 2019-06-26

India has moved to reduce its dependence on Australian coal by increasing shipments of coking coal from the United States and Canada, with those countries' share rising to a sixth of all Indian import

9 Clean energy should take priority for peak demand period in summer, NDRC 2019-06-26

China requires local governments to make as much use of clean energy as possible during the coming peak period this summer, the state economic planner said in a notice issued on its website.

10 China to reshape long-term supply mode of thermal coal, market sources 2019-06-25

China's state economic planner plans to reshape long-term supply mode of thermal coal between mining companies and utilities, market sources said. It's said that in a meeting summoned by

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1 China's top coal provinces churn out 70% of total raw coal in Jan-May 2019-06-19

China's top three coal provinces churned out a combined 69.7% of the country's total raw coal in the first five months, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Raw coal

2 China 2018 thermal power investment lowest since 2004, assoc. 2019-06-17

China's total investment in thermal power construction last year fell to its lowest level since 2004, according to data from an official industry group, as the country tried to restrict investment in

3 China May thermal coal imports up 45.61% on yr 2019-06-24

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) increased 45.61% year on year in May, showed data from the General Administration of Customs on June 24. Thermal coal

4 Mongolia May coal exports down 7.36% YoY 2019-06-17

Mongolia saw a clear year-on-year fall of 7.36% in coal exports in May, yet a slight rise compared with a month ago, official data showed. The country exported 3.69 million tonnes of coal

5 Mercuria, S. African firms place bids for South32's SAEC coal mines 2019-06-21

Seriti Resources and a consortium backed by global energy trader Mercuria are among up to six groups to have submitted final bids for the South African coal assets of South32, four sources familiar wi

6 South32 lowers estimated coal reserves of Illawarra project 2019-06-17

Ausralian-based diversified miner South32 Ltd said on June 17 it has lowered the estimated coal reserves at its Illawarra Metallurgical Coal project. Coal reserves for the Bulli seam have

7 Brazil's Vale to restore full Brucutu mine output after court ruling 2019-06-20

Brazilian miner Vale SA said on June 19 that it will fully resume operations at its Brucutu mine within 72 hours after an appeals court overturned an earlier ruling that halted processing because of c

8 China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution 2019-06-18

China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered them to trim output to reduce the smog.

9 Weekly global coal market news summary (Jun 17-Jun 21) 2019-06-21

China's import thermal coal market muted on tepid buying Transactions were muted for major thermal coal grades supplied by Indonesia and Australia into China, as Chinese coastal utilities, ty

10 Newcastle thermal coal price rebounds from fresh low 2019-06-18

Prices of thermal coal at Newcastle, Australia's largest port of the power generation material, bounced up slightly after hitting a two-year-plus low, the latest data showed. Australian 6

Most Read Analysis & Comments

1 Thermal coal market confidence withers in China despite small price rebounds 2019-06-12

Participants still lacked confidence in Chinese spot thermal coal market even though prices of 5,000 Kcal/kg NAR coal have rebounded in recent days amid slightly revived interest from buyers.

2 China steel prices head down on demand woes 2019-06-11

Steel prices generally went downward in China in the week through June 7 on concerns about weak demand, though most mills were still able to make profit. Spot price for rebar averag

3 China import coal market sentiment wobbles as Indonesian miners declare force majeure 2019-06-12

Several Indonesian coal miners declared force majeure on shipments due to heavy rain, triggering a slight change of sentiment in Chinese seaborne import market. Jhonlin Group, a low-calor

4 Indonesian thermal coal prices stabilize over concerns of supply tightness 2019-06-13

Indonesian coal miners stopped lowering offer prices of thermal coal cargoes heading to China over concerns of supply tightness as extreme weather hobbled coal production and vessel loading in the sou

5 China thermal coal market still in mild correction, outlook diverges 2019-06-13

Chinese spot thermal coal market has remained in mild correction since last week, though coal replenishment from utilities hasn't improved greatly ahead of summer peak season. The short-t

6 Bearishness growing in Shanxi coking coal market 2019-06-14

Bearish sentiment grew thicker among miners in northern China's Shanxi province since prices of some grades started heading down early this week. Looser supply after some mines' production resumption

7 China May power coal price index down 3.16% YoY, NDRC 2019-06-17

The monthly-issued China Thermal Coal Index (CTCI) by the National Development and Reform Commission declined 3.16% year on year in May, marking the eighth-month negative growth in a row. &nb

8 Indonesian thermal coal prices remain under pressure after holiday 2019-06-11

Indonesian spot thermal coal prices extended the downward trend from last week with not much change in offers from Indonesian miners who just got back from a week-long holiday. Offer pric

9 Mid-CV thermal coal demand picks up at N China ports; high-CV remains tepid 2019-06-20

Demand for 5,000 Kcal/kg NAR coal recovered at northern China ports with more deals tied up, traders said, while trades remained inactive for 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR cargoes. One Hebei-based tr

10 Why China's coastal power plants burn less coal? 2019-06-20

Coal consumption of power plants in China's coastal provinces has been flat in recent months, with a downward trend starting from April and further accelerated in May, while power consumption still

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