Premier Wen Jiabao spelled out China’s new energy initiatives during the meeting of the National Power Congress. Energy specialist Bill Dodson summarizes on his weblog strict control of wind and solar power, and the resumption of approvals of nuclear power projects.Read More →

The chain of disasters at the nuclear plan in Fukushima have caused a shock in China’s energy policies, but solar and wind power industries in particular are beneficiaries of Japan’s nuclear tragedy, writes energy expert Bill Dodson.
“The Chinese alternative energy business has found ways to turn danger into opportunity.”Read More →

Environmental lawyer Charlie McElwee tries to makes sense out of China’s emission targets for 2020 ahead of the Copenhagen summit, and is not happy, he writes in his weblog. A carbon specific goal that will drive carbon emission measurement capacity building, so far so good; the bad news is theRead More →

Environmental, energy lawyer; professor at Jiaotong University Travels from Shanghai Charles R. McElwee has practiced environmental and energy law for 27 years, all at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P., now in its Shanghai office. He represents a range of clients in the U.S. and China in a variety of mattersRead More →

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