China’s new Forest City will be covered in plants and powered by renewable energy

Renewable Energy - Forest City

Ground has been broken on an innovative new city China has broken ground on its first “forest city.” The city is being developed in the Guangxi Province. The new city will make use of renewable energy in order to be self-sufficient and it will also be covered in more than 1 million plants and host more than 40,000 trees. An estimated 10,000 tons of carbon emissions and 57 tons of other pollutants are expected to be offset by the new city due to its vast array of plant life and…

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New clean energy project taking form in Shenzhen, China

Largest waste-to-energy project is being developed in the city of Shenzhen The world’s largest waste-to-energy system is planned to be built in Shenzhen, China. The city has announced plans to aggressively take on its massive waste problem. In order to do this, the city will need some way to effectively dispose of this waste without creating any environmental problems. The solution may be to convert the waste into electrical power, without the use of fossil-fuels, and make this energy available to consumers and businesses alike. New project could dispose of…

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China has begun building its third largest hydropower station

The station is the located on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River. The Wudongde project, which will be China’s third biggest hydropower station, will be located on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, which is upstream from two other stations that have been built on the Jinsha River, the upper portion of the Yangtze River. According to Lu Chun, the chairman of China Three Gorges Corp., Wudongde is the world’s seventh biggest hydropower station in operation or under construction. The station will generate over 38 billion kWh of…

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China is the top investor in renewable energy

Countries are beginning to show more financial support for clean energy Countries around the world are beginning to increase their investments in renewable energy and clean technology. Many of these countries are beginning to show strong support for clean power for economic reasons, as the costs associated with fossil-fuels and traditional energy systems continue to grow. A new report from Pew Charitable Trusts has collected information concerning the energy investments being made by several countries. The report has found that China has taken the lead position when it comes to…

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