24 Oct '11, 9am

#China details plans to set binding regional caps on #energy consumption, another step towards ambitious #green targets

China's efforts to curb its greenhouse gas emissions are poised to take another major step forward, according to reports from the state-backed Xinhua news agency detailing plans to set binding regional caps on energy consumption. Quoting Jiang Bing, head of the planning department of the National Energy Administration, the news agency reported that the proposals for energy quotas would be released in the near future, although it added that the plans would need approval from China's State Council. FURTHER READING China hits back at US solar complaint China to introduce national resource tax next month Jiang also signalled that the quotas would only apply to energy derived from fossil fuels with hydro, wind and solar power exempted from the caps. The Chinese government has previously said it will impose a cap on energy consumption as part of its latest five-year plan , which...

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