China's Renewable Energy Plan

May 2008
China Business Review;May/Jun2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p15
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the China's 11th Five-Year Plan (FYP, 2006-2010) on Renewable Energy Development, recently released by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). The FYP discloses that the country attained some progress in hydropower, solar energy, and biofuels during the last FYP (2001-05) period but that problems remain with technology development and market safeguard mechanisms. It emphasizes China's firm resolution to develop renewable energy through targets and policy measures. In this article, goals of the FYP and several regulatory measures and policies recommended by NDRC to achieve these goals are provided.


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