November 01, 2022
Xi Jinping’s Energy Policy: Contradictions and Caveats
By Bonnie Girard
Xi has made big promises on China's emissions and energy mix, but his work report at the 20th Party Congress suggests neither is a top priority.
July 20, 2022
In China, Coal Is Winning With an ‘Energy Security’ PR Campaign
By Wu Jinghan
China’s coal industry is back in swing and using “energy security” as a synonym for coal helps it grow.
April 22, 2022
Clean at Home and Polluting Abroad: The Trouble With China’s Energy Finance
By Mathias Lund Larsen and Lars Oehler
Renewables make up 3/4 of Chinese energy investments at home, but only 1/4 abroad. One reason is the Chinese financial system’s preference for SOEs, which these days are looking for markets to unload excess capacity.
April 21, 2018
The Stumbling Blocks to China's Green Transition
By Daniel de Oliveira Vasconcelos
How fast can China develop a “green, low carbon power system”?
January 18, 2018
China’s Stakes in the Russian Arctic
By Nadezhda Filimonova and Svetlana Krivokhizh
What's behind China's decision to invest in a Russian LNG project above the Arctic circle?
December 14, 2017
Getting Energy Right in US China Policy
By Ashley Feng and Sagatom Saha
The U.S. energy sector will be central to any economic compromise or confrontation between Washington and Beijing.
June 13, 2017
Can China Live Up to Its Climate Fighting Promise?
By Kyle Mullin
China's pursuit of renewable energy will not be easy or quick.
January 14, 2017
China's Ambitious New Clean Energy Targets
By Ma Tianjie
China unveiled its 13th Five Year Plan on energy development, with the most far-reaching aims yet.
October 29, 2016
China's Nuclear Power Plans Melting Down
By Steve Thomas
China may scale down plans for nuclear power because of slowing demand for electricity and construction setbacks.
August 06, 2016
China's 5 Year Plan for Energy
By Ma Tianjie
China's energy use will have enormous consequences for the world. Here's what we know about its latest plans.
February 14, 2015
Fading Embers in China’s Coal Industry
By Sara Hsu
The industry is suffering from the domestic and international shift to cleaner energy.