Energy Conservation High on Chinese Agenda

China is expected to promulgate a law this year to encourage the use of renewable energy, including hydropower, wind power, bio-mass and solar energy.

Published: 22-Jan-2005

BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhuanet) -- Energy conservation is now high on the Chinese Government's agenda.

In order to better utilize sparse energy resources, the government has drawn up a strategic plan for energy conservation - the China Medium and Long Term Energy Conservation Plan.

Official sources said the implementation of the plan is divided into two phases - the 11th Five-Year Plan (2006-10) and the period between 2010 and 2020.

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