China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) recently released its latest energy outlook, which highlights the progress made in 2010 and foresees a busy 2011. While development of new and renewable energy sources is the focus of China’s long-term energy plan, the Chinese government is still struggling to figure out exactly how fast those sectors should grow. Learning from previous experiences, China’s top decision makers are taking a more practical – and in our opinion, more rational – approach to creating a low-carbon economy. 

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12th Five-Year Plan, carbon intensity, China, Chinese Electricity Council, energy intensity, energy outlook, grid infrastructure, National Energy Administration, non-fossil fuels, renewable energy, ultra high voltage, wind power