Clean vehicles may soon become China’s primary focus

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Government is looking into plans to ban the sale of all conventional vehicles in the future China may soon embrace a more aggressive stance on transportation. The Chinese government has announced that it is currently forming plans to ban the sale of all vehicles powered by fossil-fuels. The country is following the United Kingdom, France, and Norway in this endeavor. These countries have committed to banning conventional vehicles in the future in order to support the adoption of clean vehicles that produce no harmful emissions. Transportation sector is becoming more…

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Beijing closes its last large-scale coal power plant in favor of renewable energy

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Major coal facility has ceased operations The last large-scale coal power plant in Beijing, China, has ceased operations. The city has been working to fight air pollution for some time now, and coal power plants have become a target. In order to reduce air pollution, Beijing has made it a priority to embrace renewable energy and clean transportation. As such, the city has adopted several policies that could help accomplish this goal. Beijing also has the ambitious goal of becoming China’s first city to be powered completely by renewable energy…

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Clean vehicles get more support in Beijing

Automotive group announces that Beijing has plans for clean vehicles The Beijing Automotive Group has announced that the Beijing government will be pushing for more clean vehicles to come to the city’s roads this year. The city has been showing aggressive support for clean transportation in recent years, hoping to cut down on the emissions that have choked it for some time. Supporting clean transportation aligns with the city’s overarching renewable energy goals, which have also begun to take root in other cities throughout China. City government aims to quadruple…

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China is growing more ambitious with renewable energy

China is set to reach new heights when it comes to clean power China has established itself as a leader in renewable energy, especially when it comes to investments, but the county is not willing to fall into complacency when it comes to sustainability. The Chinese government is ready to push for more success in its expansion of a clean energy infrastructure, adding new sources of wind, solar, and hydropower capacity. A new report from GlobalData, a research and consulting firm, predicts that China will reach a new milestone in…

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Ming Yang aims to build 300 GW wind energy system in China

Chinese wind power sector continues to see promising growth Chinese wind energy company Ming Ying made a bold step in project finance and development last week with the announcement of its plans to build a massive wind farm in the Jiangsu Province. The wind sector in China has seen a great deal of activity recently, with many energy companies announcing their plans to build wind projects throughout the country. China has become a strong supporter of wind energy because of its economic prospects and the fact that clean energy can…

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China extends subsidy program for electric vehicles

Subsidy program has been extended in order to bolster EV sales The Chinese government has announced the extension of subsidies meant to promote the adoption of electric vehicles. The government has been struggling with an air pollution epidemic, which is choking major cities for life and causing serious health issues among a wide range of people throughout the country. In order to cut down on air pollution, the government has put a stronger focus on clean transportation. Several large cities have established goals concerning the number of electric vehicles needed…

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China attacks air pollution with renewable energy

Air pollution draws criticism to China China has been receiving a great deal of attention in recent months due to its ongoing struggle with air pollution. Smog in the country’s largest cities has become so bad that it is all but impossible for residents to see even a few feet in front of themselves while outside. Social networking sites like Reddit have become populated with pictures from tourists and Chinese residents alike depicting the conditions on cities like Beijing and Shanghai. The issue is becoming so problematic that China is…

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Beijing eyes clean transportation as solution to air pollution

Clean transportation could solve China’s issue with emissions Air pollution in China has been a problematic issue for some time. The country’s massive population and rapid commercial and industrial growth has produced high levels of emissions that are beginning to have a serious impact on the health of residents of the country’s largest cities. Recently, an eight-year-old girl in Eastern China became the youngest living person to be diagnosed with lung cancer. Chinese officials have cited air pollution as the cause of the ailment. Beijing launches new initiative concerning hybrid…

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Beijing announces plans to tackle air pollution

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Air pollution becomes a target for Beijing Beijing, the second most populated city in China, in struggling with air pollution. The city, which boasts of more than 20 million residents, has been struggling with this problem for several years, despite claims from the Central Government that air pollution simply does not exist in the region. Before the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing was considered home to some of the worst air pollution in the world. The Olympics provided enough incentive for the Central Government to take the matter seriously, and Beijing…

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China takes a new approach to renewable energy

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China may spur renewable energy adoption with carbon tax China continues to struggle with rampant pollution that has been linked to several respiratory and other health issues for the country’s populace. The country has been working aggressively to adopt renewable energy and implement emissions reduction plans in order to address the issue of air pollution, but pollution continues to be a significant problem for the country that may not have an easy solution. In China’s second most populated city, Beijing, a new initiative may be underway that could help curb…

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Ballard hydrogen fuel cell system heading to China

China Hydrogen Fuel Cell Ballard Power and Azure partnership

Ballard teams with Azure to promote hydrogen fuel in China Ballard Power Systems has been causing a stir in the renewable energy space recently. The developer of hydrogen fuel cells has been seeing success in foreign markets with its innovative energy systems. Ballard was recently chosen by automaker Volkswagen to develop the hydrogen fuel cells needed for the company’s future generations of clean vehicles. Now, Ballard has announced that it has sold a ClearGen hydrogen fuel cell system to the Azure Hydrogen Energy Science and Technology Corporation of Beijing, China.…

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China sets sights on electric vehicles to combat air pollution

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Electric vehicles could solve the problem of air pollution China has long had a problem with air pollution. Though some controversy has arisen over the Central Government censoring environmental data, suggesting that some of this data falls in the category of “state secrets,” it is no secret that the government has been fighting air pollution for some time. When China hosted the 2008 Olympic Games, the Central Government fully embraced the fact that the country has a problem with air pollution and worked to make Beijing, the city where the…

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Beijing launches new program for electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles Beijing

Electric vehicles may get a boost from new program The Chinese government has put a strong focus on electric vehicles for the future of the country’s transportation. These electric vehicles would bring several environmental benefits to the country and boast of strong economic potential. The problem, however, is that consumers have not responded well to the efforts coming from native and foreign automakers. Many consumers consider electric vehicles to be too expensive or not worthwhile of investment. In Beijing, a new initiative is being launched that may help bolster the…

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