Article from: OGEL 1 (2011), in China Energy Law and Policy
The last few weeks have seen a spate of announcements in the Chinese press concerning recent and future energy use. There are two reasons for this. The first is that the six year period (2005-2010) for a 20% reduction in energy intensity is coming to an end, and the government is keen to show that it is making every effort to achieve this goal. The second is that early indications of the possible content of the next five-year plan for energy (2011-2015) are being revealed through formal and informal channels.