Fossil fuels

Zhejiang has released its 14th FYP for the energy sector

The Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government recently issued the “14th Five-Year Plan” for energy development in Zhejiang Province including the following targets: General: Strong emphasis on energy security and grid flexibility. Gas and coal storage capacity will be increased 55 % compared to 2020 to 120 million tons coal equivalent. Peak shaving capacity will be increased …

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China ministries publish the 14th fyp for the petrochemical industry

MIIT, NDRC, NEA, and 3 other authorities jointly issued the guiding opinions on promoting the high-quality development of the petrochemical and chemical industry during the “14th Five-Year Plan”. The plan notably aims to: Significantly reduce the energy consumption and carbon emissions per unit of bulk products and reduce the total volatile organic compound emissions by …

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Inner Mongolia to control the development of coal mining during the 14th FYP

In its 14th FYP for energy, Inner Mongolia energy bureau has stated that it will control the development of coal. The bureau plans to forbid new coal mines on grasslands, optimize and enhance the coal production capacity of Ordos City, continue to eliminate outdated production capacity, and shut down coal mines below 600,000 tons/year. During the …

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No new coal power projects should be built purely for power generation during the 14th FYP

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) recently published a letter concerning the development of new coal plants in China. The document mentioned that coal power will ensure the country’s energy security by developing peak shaving units and support units and that their development will be strictly controlled. Notably, according to the documents, in principle, coal power …

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