SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

October 01, 2007 05:01 ET

China Working on Environmental Policies After Shutting 235 Small Thermal Plants, an Industrial Info News Alert

BEIJING--(Marketwire - October 1, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- China shut down 235 small coal-fired thermal power units this year totaling 9,030 megawatts (MW) that have heavy energy consumption and emissions to potentially save 13.5 million metric tons of coal, reduce the emission of 230,000 tons of SO2 and 27 million tons of CO2 every year, Zeng Peiyan, Vice Premier of the State Council, said September 27, 2007, at the opening ceremony for the second Sino-Japan Forum on Energy Conservation and Environment Protection.

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